Free Video Course on New Testament Textual Criticism – Dr. Michael Heiser

The New Testament Textual Criticism blog posted this link to Dan Wallace’s course on the basics of New Testament textual criticism. It was created under the auspices of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM), Dan Wallace’s non-profit. Here’s the iTunes description: Textual Criticism remains today as […]

Fragments of Truth Trailer: A Faithlife TV Original Film – Dr. Michael Heiser

Faithlife TV has created a feature film documentary on New Testament manuscripts and textual criticism. It’s hosted by Dr. Craig Evans. The visuals are stunning. The content takes on folks like Bart Ehrman (Dr. Evans has debated him a number of times) and their claims about the authenticity of New […]

Joe Rogan Bashes Tom Delonge, Says His UFO Commentary is ‘Ridiculous’ | VIDEO

“What he was saying to me was so ridiculous, I don’t even have to challenge him on this because it’s so obviously ridiculous every one is going to see it’s ridiculous…”–Joe Rogan Editor’s note: In a recent interview on the Joe Rogan Experience with guest Mick West, a game programmer, […]

For Those Interested in New Testament Textual Criticism and the Byzantine-Majority Text

I recently received this announcement from my Danish friend, Ulrik Sandborg-Peterson, who developed the very useful Paradigms Master Pro Greek and Hebrew parsing practice tool. Ulrik has been instrumental in bringing resources for the study of the Byzantine-Majority text to the web: Announcing byzantinetext.com The Robinson-Pierpont Byzantine Textform, along with various resources […]

More Kindle Academic Papers from Mike Available

A couple of weeks ago I posted three of my conference papers that have been converted to Kindle format. Here are four additional papers for Kindle: Michael S. Heiser, “Thinking Clearly about the Jesus Family Tomb: A Conference Paper” Michael S. Heiser, “Anthropomorphisms in P: A Conference Paper” Michael S. […]

Higher Criticism and Winnie the Pooh

Back in 2014 I blogged the satirical essay written by Richard Bauckham about the “Pooh Community” — aimed at historical Jesus methodology. Now Old Testament scholar D. J. A. Clines has posted this insightful essay: New Directions in Pooh Studies: Überlieferungs- und Religionsgeschichtliche Studien zum Pu-Buch You have to love […]

UFO Debate: James Carrion Issues a Challenge to Stanton Friedman

I will have Pastrami with that Debate By James Carrionfollowthemagicthread.blogspot.com8-5-14       Stanton Friedman has reiterated calling my book The Rosetta Deception disinformation even though he hasn’t bothered to read it. He also said that I am full of baloney and puts forward an article he wrote for the […]

Former MUFON Director, James Carrion & Noted Ufologist, Stanton Friedman at Odds

Stanton Friedman – Look In the Mirror By James Carrionfollowthemagicthread.blogspot.com8-3-14       Recently, Stan Friedman was interviewed on the Paracast and was asked about my recently released book “The Rosetta Deception”. You can hear his interview here. I will answer Stanton’s comments on the Rosetta Deception by using Stanton […]