July 5th, 2009

Sabbath & The ‘Two Law’ Theory

by Clinton Chisholm

Sabbath & The ‘Two Law’ Theory

Sabbatarian Claim:

1.  At Sinai God gave 2 laws.  The primary was the Decalogue, moral in essence, written on stone tablets and placed inside the golden ark.  The secondary, the ‘book of the law’, ceremonial in essence, written by Moses …

July 5th, 2009

Rasta Origins: Muta’s Myth & Misconception

by Clinton Chisholm

Rasta Origins: Muta’s Myth & Misconception

During our Religious Hardtalk dialogue about my book Revelations on Ras Tafari rebroadcast on TVJ, June 24, 2009, Mutabaruka advanced the view that the early Rastas saw Emperor Haile Selassie as God because of a statement made by Marcus Garvey. …

June 12th, 2009

Signs of The End: Fact or Fiction

by Clinton Chisholm

Signs of The End Fact or Fiction

Matthew 24; Mark 13; Luke 21

A. Matthew 24. 1-14

We need to clarify the context and text of our Lord’s dramatic prophecy in Mt. 24.2; Mk. 13.2; Lk 21.6.

  •  Context – Admiration of the buildings of the Temple by
April 12th, 2009

Dying & Rising What Again?

by Clinton Chisholm

Dying & Rising What Again?

It is that time of year again when assorted clowns —some claiming to be scholars—trot out the repeatedly debunked ‘dying and rising Gods/Saviours’ thesis.

In 2003 I gave a public lecture in Kingston, Jamaica, which provided, inter alia, a rebuttal …

April 12th, 2009

Reading Ancient Texts Responsibly

by Clinton Chisholm

Reading Ancient Texts Responsibly

Though many (learned and unlearned folk) seem not be aware of it there is an academic version of the biblical “believe not every spirit…” It is “double-check all sources.”  I ‘push up’ myself in the company of reputed scholars and …

March 22nd, 2009

Quibbling With Tafari

by Clinton Chisholm

Quibbling With Tafari

My friend Dr. Ikeal Tafari has written two pieces in your newspaper raising questions on the historical roots of Israel. Unfortunately the main source he seems to be drawing on is Gary Greenberg’s book The Bible Myth: African Origins of