Category: Religion

Joshua 5-Judges 2 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Eleven: Joshua 5 – Judges 2 The book of Joshua unfolds as a sequence of battles, one after the other, which demonstrates Joshua’s prowess as a military leader and ultimately result in the total settlement of Israel. The…

Deuteronomy 17-Joshua 4 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Ten: Deuteronomy 17–Joshua 4 Deuteronomy closes with Moses reminding his people of all the good god has done for them and of all the laws that must be kept if the people are to honor god and stay…

Numbers 35-Deuteronomy 16 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Nine: Numbers 35-Deuteronomy 16 We have reached the fifth and final book of the Pentateuch – and the last of the books of Moses. Numbers closes with the Israelites reaching the promised land and the borders of the…

Exodus 33-Leviticus 13 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Five: Exodus 33-Leviticus 13 I’m going to be honest and say that I probably won’t have much to write as we work our way through the Book of Leviticus (the Third Book of Moses). The same will probably…

Exodus 13-Exodus 32 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Four: Exodus 13 – Exodus 32 As we wrap-up our first month of reading the Christian bible as literature, we come to the end of the second book, Exodus. We do have a few chapters left, but those…

Genesis 43-Exodus 12 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Three: Genesis 43-Exodus 12 This week’s reading brought us to the end of Genesis, the first book of Moses, and into the second book, Exodus. In the conclusion of Genesis, we see the decline of the tribe of…

Genesis 25-42 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Two: Genesis 25-42 This second week of reading Genesis continued to provide rich history and rich stories of characters that turn out to be more than they appear. Last week, I mentioned my annoyance with the Bible writers’…

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