The principle of a ‘weekend’ is an entirely biblical one, says David Instone-Brewer. How will you use yours?
What is the best system of government? David Instone-Brewer explores the ideal of democracy, and why God didn’t instigate it for Israel.
Advocating the death penalty in the Old Testament seems barbaric. However, David Instone-Brewer argues that scripture actually has a high value for human life.
David Instone-Brewer examines the effects on women of some controversial Old Testament practices and unearths surprising parallels with today.
Why is the Old Testament apparently running with blood? David Instone-Brewer examines the importance and the symbolism.
Human sacrifice was once so common as to be considered normal. Did Abraham’s God endorse it?
David Instone-Brewer explores the unacceptable.
Did Joshua commit genocide?
Some scholars claim that as many as half of
Paul’s letters weren’t actually written by
him. Are they fakes, or did he just have a
When the early Gospel manuscripts were
being rapidly reproduced, mistakes were
made. But did they change the message?
David Instone-Brewer looks at omissions
and additions in Mark 1.
Did God really make the sun stand still? David Instone-Brewer tackles Joshua chapter 10...
Did God really send natural disasters to punish people? David Instone-Brewer tackles the story of Sodom in Genesis 19...
What actually happened at the Tower of Babel?
Did God really make everyone talk in different languages?
Did Noah’s Ark actually happen? Were six
million land species really rescued in one boat?
David Instone-Brewer tackles Genesis 6...
Is the story of Adam and Eve literally true, or should we treat
it as an allegory? David Instone-Brewer tackles Genesis 3...
Was the earth created in six days or billions of years? David Instone-Brewer tackles Genesis 1...