Naked Bible Podcast Episode 168: Melchizedek, Part 2: Second Temple Jewish Literature

In the previous two episodes on Melchizedek (1a, 1b) we covered the Old Testament data on this enigmatic figure. Jewish writers and readers in the Second Temple Period (ca. 500 BC – 70 AD) naturally had ideas on who Melchizedek was and how to understand him as a king-priest. This […]

Does believing in aliens conflict with Christian faith?

     Some people believe that aliens exist, but is it okay if Christians believe the same thing? The answer is “no,” according to Dr. Danny R. Faulkner of Answers in Genesis. By JB Cachila www.christiantoday.com6-3-17 “The thought that aliens might be living on other planets may sound innocent enough. […]

Naked Bible Podcast Episode 159: Noah’s Nakedness, the Sin of Ham, and the Curse of Canaan

The episode of Noah’s drunkenness in Genesis 9 has long befuddled interpreters. One of Noah’s sons, Ham, commits some heinous crime against his father. Oddly, though, Ham is not the one cursed by his father. Instead, Ham’s son Canaan bears the wrath of Noah. This episode explores the traditional solutions […]