Thursday, January 18, 2018

A tale of two cities



  1. If anyone is interested Stephen Meyer, Wayne Grudem and J.P. Moreland were in a conference on: God & Evolution: A Critique of Theistic Evolution

  2. Like the video a lot. Thanks for sharing.

    Given the number of Jews in Babylon (the real one) and Peter's whereabouts gone missing from Acts after the Jerusalem council, I'm wondering if Peter was actually in Babylon

  3. When “Babylon” is a code name for Rome one might ask when the prophecy about Babylon’s destruction mentioned in Revelation 17-18 came true. If one assumes that this prophecy indeed came true it makes more sense to equate “Babylon” with Jerusalem, which was indeed destroyed, namely in 70 AD. In his dissertation entitled “Before Jerusalem Fell: Dating the Book of Revelation”, published in 1989, theologian Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr. argues for this view. The dissertation can be read in the following link:

    1. Keener's argument is that if there'd can be a new Babylon (Rome), then that's a repeatable principle throughout church history.