The blog, Mormon Mentality, provides an interpretation on this question asked to Republican candidates last night.
Todd: Heiser writes this about the Trinity:
Five Page Discussion Todd: After briefly touching on the coining of such terms as monotheism, inclusive monotheism, tolerant monolatry, incipient monotheism, and henotheism, Heiser urges the unusual language for evangelicals to describe Israel’s religion, The proposal offered here is that scholars should stop trying to define Israel’s religion with singular, imprecise modern terms and […]
In an age of fast action, I am sure that the middling non-religious American would lump both of these new DVD releases as boring drivel. But many Baptist families have been watching Flywheel (2007 Sherwood Baptist Church of Albany, Georgia), whereas many LDS families have been enjoying Turn Around (2007 Candlelight Media Group). John Bytheway […]
Todd: Michael Heiser writes, Even the fact that elohim in Exodus 22:8 agrees with a plural predicator does not force us to interpret haelohim in that verse as referring to a group. The noun elohim plus plural predication occurs in one of nine instances of which I am aware in the Hebrew Bible . For […]
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Intro to my readers: I am on an email list where I have been introducing to my good brethren (living around the country) the scholarly exchange between Michael S. Heiser and David Bokovoy in The FARMS Review (Vol. 19, No. 1, 2007). This is the first of many posts where I am pressing for an informal discussion. […]
During the 58th annual meeting (November 16, 2006) of the Evangelical Theological Society in Washington DC, Michael S. Heiser presented a paper, “You’ve Seen One Elohim, You’ve Seen Them All? A Critique of Mormonism’s Apologetic Use of Psalm 82.” He critiqued some of Daniel C. Peterson’s lengthy discourse, “‘Ye Are Gods’: Psalm 82 and John […]