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September 18, 2017 | ZA Blog
What Are the Synoptic Gospels, and Where Do They Come From?
The Bible’s four gospels paint four portraits of Jesus. While each gospel follows him on the same journey, they recount it a little differen...
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September 6, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who wrote the book of James?
According to James 1:1, the letter is written by James himself. He was the son of Joseph, a construction worker who originally lived in Naza...
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September 5, 2017 | ZA Blog
What James means by “Faith without works is dead”
This post is adapted from material found in A Theology of Peter, James, and Jude, an online course taught by Peter H. Davids. Sign up for th...
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July 28, 2017 | Thomas Schreiner
Who Were the Galatians?
If someone was to ask you who Paul wrote his epistle to the Galatians to, how would you respond? If you’re like most people, you’d probabl...
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July 6, 2017 | ZA Blog
What the Bible Says About Predestination
In any conversation about predestination, election, and God’s will in the act of salvation, two verses from Romans 8 are usually cited: For...
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April 17, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who Wrote the Book of Hebrews?
When you consider the wide agreement among biblical scholars about who wrote every other book of the New Testament, it’s a little mysterious...
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April 11, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who Killed Jesus? The Historical Context of Jesus’ Crucifixion
Much of the scholarly discussion about the circumstances of Jesus’ death relates to the question of who was responsible for his arrest and...
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December 14, 2016 | ZA Blog
Why Are Jesus' Genealogies in Matthew and Luke Different?
The birth narratives in both Matthew and Luke help answer the question, “Who is Jesus and where did he come from?” One of the ways each book...
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September 7, 2016 | ZA Blog
What Language Did Jesus Speak?
Have you ever wondered what language Jesus spoke? Let’s take a closer look. What Languages Were Spoken in First-century Palestine? Befo...
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February 22, 2016 | ZA Blog
What Happened Between the Old and New Testaments? 4 Things You Need to Know to Read the New Testament Well
Have you ever wondered what happened between the Old and New Testaments? If you’ve ever flipped from the last page of the Old Testament t...
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