"NAMA Aphrodite Syracuse" by English: Copy after Praxiteles - Marsyas (2006).

Did Temple Prostitution Exist?

What was the sexual climate of the first century Mediterranean, and how does that help us to understand what the New Testament is talking about? That’s a question that runs right through the middle of many conversations about sexuality in the church, and about homosexuality in the church in particular. One line of argument is […]

On Being Greater Than Angels

Since yesterday’s post on interpreting difficult OT passages continues to generate vigorous discussion, I encourage you to read that post and jump into the fray. But, not wanting to deprive you of something fresh for today, I thought I’d follow up ever so briefly on the idea that ancient Jewish people might have held idealized […]