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John Walton: Origins of Genesis 1-3 (Logos Mobile Ed)

Logos Mobile Ed ConversationsA number of months ago I reviewed Logos Mobile Education by way of John Walton’s Old Testament Genres course. This was part of a bundle with his Origins of Genesis 1-3 course, so I thought it high time to review it! Since much of what I already said applies to this course, I will simply summarize some of the content.

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The Jewish Trinity by Michael Heiser (Logos Mobile Ed)

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working through Michael Heiser’s The Jewish Trinity and posting snippets as I go, but in this post I will give some concluding thoughts and review the whole enchilada.

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The Second Yahweh

mobile-ed-ot291-the-jewish-trinity-how-the-old-testament-reveals-the-christian-godheadI’m working through Heiser’s The Jewish Trinity (other posts) Logos Mobile Ed course. Having laid a foundation that monotheism is compatible with divine plurality, Heiser now turns to argue for plurality within Yahweh Himself. Heiser claims that Judaism once believed in a Godhead, but rejected the doctrine as heretical late in the first century, in response to the claims of Christianity. For many (including myself) this no doubt comes as a shock.

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Recommended Podcast: Logos Mobile Ed Conversations

I used to walk a good 40 minutes round-trip to my job and to redeem the time I’d listen to a sermon or theological podcast and have built up a list of recommendations. I don’t agree with everything said, but these are informative and thought-provoking.

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Divine Plurality vs “No god beside me”

I’m working through Heiser’s The Jewish Trinity (other posts) Logos Mobile Ed course. So far Heiser argued that the Old Testament teaches the existence of multiple elohim (“gods”) and that this is not incompatible with monotheism. Recognizing divine plurality in the OT is one step closer to recognizing plurality within God Himself, which sets a foundation for the NT doctrine of the Trinity.

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The Sons of Israel or the Sons of God? (Deuteronomy 32:8)

We’re working our way through Michael Heiser’s Logos Mobile Ed Course The Jewish Trinity (other posts). One major step in Heiser’s argument is in explaining that the Old Testament teaches a council made up of Yahweh and other elohim, otherwise known as the divine council. It may be surprising to many that such an idea is found in the Scriptures, but for Heiser this neglected truth can assist in Jewish evangelism. Recognizing divine plurality in the OT helps clear the ground for plurality within YHWH Himself.

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