Monthly Archives: September 2018

Praying in tongues, hymns and more: intro

Praying in tongues were part of Paul’s list of liturgical activities which include speaking in tongues, hymns, psalms and the amen construct found within the Corinthian assembly.

They all point to the fact that the Corinthian assembly had inherited the liturgical rites of their greater global Jewish community.

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The Dead Sea Scrolls, Jesus, and Paul

Capturing the spirit of first-century Judaism through the window of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament writings.

The Dead Sea Scrolls give an important look into first-century Jewish life from a mainly Jewish-Hebrew perspective; a genre lacking until their advent. Most of our extra-biblical knowledge of Israel during the first-century was previously drawn from Jewish Greek and Aramaic writers.

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