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Bible Review, October 1988



Can Scholars Take the Virgin Birth Seriously?

By J. Edward Barrett

Three clear arguments support belief in the virgin birth1 of Jesus. The first is textual. Both Matthew and Luke state clearly that Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit, without the aid of a human father: Matthew Luke “Now the birth...Read more ›

Reconstructing the Magnificent Temple Herod Built

By Joseph Patrich

“In the fourth year of his reign over Israel, Solomon began to build the House of the Lord” (1 Kings 6:1). Bible scholars call this the First Temple. King Solomon built this Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, on a...Read more ›

The Many Faces of Moses

A Deuteronomic portrait

By Patrick D. Miller Jr.

No single figure so dominates the pages of the Hebrew Bible as Moses. This is especially true of Deuteronomy, the final book of the Pentateuch. There Moses is not only the central figure, he is virtually the only figure. Indeed the only ones who speak in the...Read more ›