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Unbelievable. The Big Conversation. In 90 Seconds.

I do not know how he does it. Last year, it was thinkers like Jordan Peterson, Susan Blackmore, Steven Pinker, John Lennox, Michael Ruse, Daniel Dennett, and Peter Singer. This year is it Bart Ehrman, Peter Williams, William Lane Craig, Sir Roger Penrose, Bret Weinstein, and Alister McGrath. Justin Brierley, of the podcast Unbelievable?, in […]

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks #5

If you have been following this series of blog posts (#1, #2, #3, and #4), you will know that the “Seventy Weeks” of Daniel 9:24-27 makes for a very demanding study. So, as we are getting very near to Christmas, I need to wrap this blog series up, even with all of the loose ends still […]

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks #4

Daniel’s “Seventy Weeks” prophecy, as found in Daniel 9:24-27 is often regarded as the key text for understanding the prophecy perspective held by advocates of dispensationalism, as made popular by books and movies associated with Tim Lahaye’s Left Behind. Yet as we noted in a previous post in this series, this passage from Daniel plays actually a […]

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks #3

Up to this point in this series ( post #1, post #2), we have been exploring the dispensationalist approach to the “Seventy Weeks” of Daniel 9:24-27. Let us jump into the text again, first: “Seventy weeks are decreed about your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to put an end to sin, and to atone for iniquity, to bring […]

Daniel’s Seventy Weeks #2

Here we take a closer look at Daniel 9:24-27, in this season of Advent, as we dig a little deeper into this famous prophecy of “Seventy Weeks.” I am surely no “Yoda” (read the first post in this series to get what I am saying), but let me guide you with some things to think […]