Do you ever think there is significance to the order in which things are listed in the Bible? I’m not sure if Deuteronomy 27 qualifies, but I want to play with the idea for a bit. Humor me today. Okay? The chapter contains a list of 12 curses that the entire Israelite society is supposed … Continue reading
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Deuteronomy 22: Women, Virginity, Sex, and Marriage
How’s that for a title? Deuteronomy 22 is a chapter that a lot of people love to hate. Most often it is used to show how backwards and oppressive the Bible is to women. And, in all fairness, I can see why they think that. It’s a tricky chapter. But I do think there is … Continue reading
Deuteronomy 17: It’s Good To Be King?
Hi everyone! I took a little birthday break last week. I wasn’t planning on it but it happened anyway. And I think it was good. I actually was on a retreat with my other Oregon InterVarsity staff at the same house where the idea for this blog was born. It was fun to be back … Continue reading
Leviticus 18: The One About Sex
Ah, Leviticus 18. The infamous sexual laws chapter. I’ll level with you all, this is a really difficult chapter to write about for several reasons. First off, there is so much interesting stuff in here! Secondly, there is a lot of potentially explosive stuff in here! Thirdly, it is super interesting what wasn’t in the … Continue reading