Tag: richard elliott friedman

How the Serpent Became Satan

10/14 | The serpent in the Garden of Eden is portrayed as just that: a serpent. The story in Genesis 2–3 contains no hint that he embodies the devil, Satan or any   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.

Understanding Israel’s 10 Commandments

09/28 | Are the 10 Commandments really a moral code, or did the ancients understand them rather as the constitutional basis of a political theocracy?   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation.

Beyond the Texts

06/01 | Richard Elliott Friedman reviews Beyond the Texts by William G. Dever.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.


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