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May 17, 2018 | Wayne Grudem
Guide to the Attributes of God
Between the things God says and does, what other people say about him, and the life of Jesus, the Bible gives us numerous descriptions of Go...
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May 15, 2018 | Wayne Grudem
What Is the Soul? Is It Different from the Spirit?
Religious or not, most people believe they have some form of a soul. Whether they loosely believe in a concept like “the human spirit,” or t...
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May 12, 2018 | ZA Blog
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: How Is One God Three Persons?
If you ask the average Christian to define the Trinity, more often than not they’re going to give you a similar response: “The Trinity is on...
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May 2, 2018 | ZA Blog
What the Bible Tells Us About the 10 Plagues of Egypt
One of the Bible’s most dramatic scenes plays out in a showdown between God and an Egyptian Pharaoh, resulting in 10 nightmarish plagues. Th...
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May 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
Understanding the Creation Story from Genesis
How did the world begin? Was the world a cosmological mistake or an intentional creation? What existed before the universe as we know it? Qu...
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March 23, 2018 | ZA Blog
Who Wrote the Gospel of John?
The Gospel of John provides no explicit internal evidence concerning its author. John, the disciple, is nowhere identified by name. But the...
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March 22, 2018 | ZA Blog
Who Was John the Baptist?
The New Testament places a very high estimate on John the Baptist and his ministry. John was the greatest figure yet produced under the old...
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March 15, 2018 | ZA Blog
Craig Keener on reading, writing, and biblical scholarship
Craig S. Keener is the F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than tw...
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March 8, 2018 | ZA Blog
SIL International and Zondervan Academic Working Together to Aid Global Bible Translation Efforts
Zondervan Academic providing dozens of academic resources, including online courses, to support efficient and accurate Bible translation wor...
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January 12, 2018 | ZA Blog
When Was Acts Written?
This post is adapted from Darrell Bock's Theology of Luke and Acts online course. To determine when Acts was written, we need to evaluate t...
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January 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
An Introduction to the Aramaic Alphabet
Most Bible readers wouldn’t be surprised to hear that most of the Old Testament is written in Hebrew, but it might surprise them to find out...
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January 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
An Introduction to the Biblical Greek Alphabet
Is understanding Greek essential for having a clearer, more exact, and more persuasive presentation of God’s saving message? If you’re unsu...
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January 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
An Introduction to the Hebrew Alphabet
One of the difficulties of studying the Old Testament is that it represents a culture that’s completely foreign to us: both in terms of its ...
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December 1, 2017 | ZA Blog
5 Disputed Books in the Old Testament
The church hasn’t always agreed on the value of certain canonized books. Martin Luther famously wanted Hebrews, James, Jude and Revelation r...
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November 30, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who Were the Minor Prophets?
The Minor Prophets is a collection of twelve Old Testament books, known simply as “the Twelve” or “the Book of the Twelve” in the Hebrew Bib...
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September 30, 2017 | ZA Blog
How to study the books of James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Jude
You probably already know that the books of James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Jude are some of the most read—and mis-read—books of the New Testame...
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