Issues in Genesis: The Trafficking of Sarah, Part 1

If you haven’t looked at the Introduction to my Issues in Genesis series, please do that.  It will give you the shape and purpose of what I’m hoping to accomplish by discussing these stories. Defining the Issue The first time I got really upset with the Bible was in Genesis 12:10-20.  In that passage, Abram … More Issues in Genesis: The Trafficking of Sarah, Part 1

Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 4

Welcome to the final post on Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God and Daughters of Men.  I hope this has been a helpful series.  I can’t really tell.  Ha ha!  I have tried to show you an orderly way to consider stories like this one, and then I have tried to share the logic … More Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 4

Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 3

Welcome back!  This is the third installment in our series on the Sons of God and Daughters of Men (Genesis 6:1-6).  In Part 1, we looked at the text verse-by-verse to determine what the Bible says and does not say in this passage.  In Part 2, we looked at a brief overview of the three … More Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 3

Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 2

  Last week, in Part 1, we went over the text of Genesis 6:1-6, which introduces the short but fascinating story of the Sons of God and the Daughters of Men.  This tiny little collection of verses has a lot to say, and how we interpret it will have a meaningful impact on how we … More Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 2

Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 1

  If you haven’t read the Introduction to this series, I really encourage you to do that.  That post lays out the purpose and structure of this series as well as my view of scripture and my own struggles in Genesis.  This work is important to me.  I want this series to be genuinely helpful … More Issues in Genesis: The Sons of God & Daughters of Men, Part 1