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Did the exodus happen? In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. John Oswalt explains reasons to believe the event was in fact a historical reality. He focuses on three questions: 1) Does it matter whether the exodus was a historical event? 2) What is the difference between "historical" and history? 3) What do we learn from the exodus?

Did God love the Egyptians when he struck Egypt with plagues? In the larger biblical narrative, the answer is obviously yes. But when reading the Exodus story, its difficult to come to terms with. In this article, Craig Keener explains how and why God loved the Egyptians.

What are the ten commandments? In today's article, Timothy Tennent explains how the ten commandments are not simply a set of negative commands, they are a wonderful way for someone to understand the heart of the Law.

Some think that the ancient Israelites were nearly identical to their cultural neighbors, while others claim they were completely different. How similar were they to their neighbors, really? Dr. Bill Arnold outlines the differences and similarities, showing a biblical picture of a nation that lived in the world, but was not of the world.

In today's article, Timothy Tennent demonstrates that we should view this first commandment as the doorway into the whole life of faith, because It sets our feet on the right path and orients us in the right direction for all that follows.
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Why over 600 rules in the Law, and what do they have to do with God? Watch this Seven Minute Seminary video with Dr. Brent A. Strawn as he offers helpful orienting information for a Christian understanding of the Law.
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How should Christians relate to the Old Testament? In this video interview, Dr. Bill Arnold and Dr. Ben Witherington instruct us to appropriate the Old Testament through the ethical lens of the New Testament.
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In this Seven Minute Seminary, Craig Keener helps situate the Tabernacle in its ancient context, noting both its similarities and contrasts with other temples in the region.
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In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. Craig Keener works through other ancient law codes, such as the Code of Hammurabi, and highlights both the similarities and contrasts with the biblical law.
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In this Seven Minute Seminary, Craig Keener helps explain the context of Israel's laws by pointing out that many of the laws were admittedly meant to limit sin, not abolish it altogether.

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