Israeli Scientists Discover Evidence for Old Testament Miracle. Israeli scientists have found evidence that confirms the biblical account of the sun standing still in Joshua 10, according to Charisma News.
Joshua 10 recounts the story of Joshua and the Israelites' battle against the Amorites at Gibeon. It says: “On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to Israel, Joshua said to the Lord in the presence of Israel: “Sun, stand still over Gibeon, and you, moon, over the Valley of Aijalon.” So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, till the nation avenged itself on[b] its enemies, as it is written in the Book of Jashar.
The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day. Scientists have now determined that this event describes a total solar eclipse. Scientists were even able to pinpoint the exact date and time when this even took place: October 30, 1,207 B.C.E, at 4:28 p.m. Photo courtesy: ©Thinkstock/yuriy_kulik Publication date: June 5, 2017. Biblical Archaeology’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2016. Home. Protestantismo Português - Oportunidade Perdida. Protestantismo Português - Oportunidade Perdida?
(MC) (Deverá “clicar” nas referências bíblicas, para ter acesso aos textos) Devo começar por esclarecer que não fui eu quem escolheu o título-tema desta conferência. O seu autor, o meu distinto colega Pastor Andreas Ding, deu-mo apenas como sugestão, aberto a alternativa, mas eu aceitei-o assim, não sei se por falta de criatividade ou se por eu próprio estar muito interessado na resposta que se poderá dar à pergunta formulada.
Aceitei-o com a convicção de que a abordagem deste tema me permitiria a mim próprio, para começar, encontrar uma resposta a essa pergunta. Sendo eu português, protestante e pastor poderia supor-se que a pergunta seria apenas retórica ou expediente publicitário, pois a resposta seria conhecida antecipadamente, e seria um não inequívoco. Se assim fosse, seria um tanto enganador em relação aos meus distintos ouvintes. Mas não interessa muito falar dos factores exógenos que nos estorvaram o passo. Don’t Tell Me N.T. Wright Denies "Penal Substitution" N.T.
Wright holds the distinction of being one of the few theologians of our day who regularly contradicts and opposes the liberal wing of the academy while simultaneously alienating and perplexing many conservatives within the Reformed tradition. Liberal scholars scoff at his insistence upon Jesus’ literal and physical resurrection; conservative scholars decry his apparent denial of the doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement. It is the latter subject that I will deal with in this post. An Overview of Wright’s Historical Theology During the 1970’s, Wright’s theology put him squarely in the conservative Reformed camp. Wright’s theological views underwent substantial change in the mid-1980’s as he wrote the Tyndale New Testament commentary for Colossians and Philemon. Wright’s Appeal to Scripture Wright also claims to be part of the stream of historic Reformation theology.
Obama’s Comparison of Islamic Terrorism to the Crusades Receiving Heavy Backlash. In response to Barack Obama’s recent comments asserting that Christians are just as guilty for violence committed in the name of Christ as Muslims are for committing terrorism in the name of Mohammad, a number of prominent leaders are speaking out against the president’s remarks as being an improper comparison.
“Jesus taught peace, love and forgiveness. He came to give His life for the sins of mankind, not to take life. Mohammad, on the contrary, was a warrior and killed many innocent people,” wrote Franklin Graham in a Facebook post. “True followers of Christ emulate Christ—true followers of Mohammed emulate Mohammed.” As previously reported, during the National Prayer Breakfast held in Washington on Thursday, Barack Obama spoke against violence committed in the name of religion, and stated that Christians have been just as guilty as Muslims and other terror groups of this crime. “It’s not unique to one group or one religion,” he said. Bishop E.W. “Mr. Marriage, Childbirth, Death and Burial, Puberty and Menstruation: customs in ancient Israel.
Major Events in a Woman's Life Puberty and Menstruation When a Jewish girl reached the age of puberty, she was called, in Hebrew, betulah. This word defined her as an adolescent girl who had reached puberty but not yet given birth to her first child. It is sometimes translated as ‘virgin’, but in fact it related more to her age group than her physical state. She probably began to menstruate at about 10-12 years of age.
The onset of menstruation was celebrated, because it showed that the girl had passed from childhood into womanhood. At puberty she was introduced to the special customs that Jewish women followed, particularly those relating to menstruation. During her menstrual period, a Jewish woman was relieved of many of her normal duties. Special rules guarded her privacy and rest at this time. After her menstrual cycle, a woman was required to bathe herself from head to toe in a special pool of clean water, called a mikveh. Return to top Choosing a husband. Bible History Online Images and Resources for Biblical History.