According to Jewish New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine, much if not all of the New Testament is Jewish literature.
By: Ben Witherington III
Over decades of studying the Bible, I’ve noted how much emphasis many scholars place on the adjectives used to describe the biblical God—God is righteous, […]
By: Tony Burke
The modern Christmas nativity scene is drawn from apocryphal texts in addition to the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke.
By: John Gregory Drummond
Does our modern conception of Satan have any resemblance to the devil in the Bible? Just who is Satan?
By: Mary Joan Winn Leith
The Virgin Mary and the prophet Muhammad have a lot in common within their respective Christian and Islamic traditions, according to author Mary Joan Winn Leith.
By: Ellen White
The Christian apocrypha—noncanonical gospels—didn’t make the cut. But were they truly rejected, suppressed and destroyed? Until recent times there was no doubt. But now this “truth” may be unraveling. Many early Christians may have regarded these apocryphal texts as sacred.