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The O. J. Verdicts and the Ossuary of James

By Bruce Chilton

On October 3, 1995, a jury acquitted O. J. Simpson of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. A civil trial in 1997 went the other way.

The difference in results involved standards of proof in criminal and civil litigation. “Beyond a reasonable doubt” does not remove every sense of uncertainty, but it does confer a presumption of innocence on defendants. See complete article.

Judging Deborah: The Prophetess and Gender Debates through the Centuries

By Joy A. Schroeder

The biblical Deborah is no ordinary woman. Scripture characterizes her as a prophet, judge, poet, and divinely-inspired military strategist. She summons the Israelite commander Barak, addresses him forcefully with a command from the Lord, and gives him specific tactical orders (Judges 4:5-15). See complete essay

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In My View - Opinion

A Commentary on the Bill Nye, Ken Ham Televised Debate of Monday Evening February 4th 2014.

By John W. Patterson

On Monday February 4th two well-known figures debated the question, ”Is young earth biblical creationism scientifically viable in today’s world?”

Ken Ham repeatedly insisted that it is; that the universe as we know it was created by God in six 24-hour days some six thousand or so years ago. See complete essay

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