2012 Issues of Online Magazine Articles
January-March 2012, Issue #012
Following the Flood, the eight remaining humans, Noah, his three sons, and their wives, were met with the challenge of remaking human civilization. In this issue we will explore, according to the Bible, what this task must have involved. Also, the son of Noah who becomes the heir of the holy lineage, Shem, will be briefly discussed. Consequently, we will identify the enigmatic character Melchizedek, who later blesses Abraham.
April-June 2012, Issue #013
In this issue we will be discussing the covenant God made with Noah, and the differences between the Jewish and Christian perspectives on it. We will also take a brief look at Noah’s eldest son, Japheth, and which ethnicities may be descended from him.
July-September 2012, Issue #014
In this issue we will take a close look at the infamous Tower of Babel, the motivations for building it and the reasons why God did not allow it to continue. Also, in connection with the Tower, Ham and his posterity will be examined in light of the curse that Noah ascribed to Canaan, Ham’s son. The historian Josephus complements the Bible in both of these accounts.
October - December 2012, Issue #015
In this issue we will take a careful look into the identity of the Hebrew people and their founder, Eber. Though usually not given much recognition, Eber is one of the most significant characters in the Bible.