The First Words of Ahab
Robert Alter taught us but the first words and the first actions of the characters are important for their characterization, revealing depths about who they are and not surface details.
Why Revelation is Cyclical?
It is commonly observed that Revelation is cyclical, covering the same period (normally from Christ's 1st to 2nd coming) from different perspectives.
Literary Structure of Revelation 1: 14-16
Head A His head and hair were white as white wool, white as snow; Face B his eyes were like a flame of fire,
The Story of Zacchaeus
The story of Zacchaeus is one of the most well known stories in the gospels. But when you read it there is a strange information distribution. Now, what’s information distribution? One of the helpful things that you can do when you’re trying to understand a story, especially a well-known one, is look at how much information is devoted to each major section or event or character in the story.
The Properties of Beauty
Welcome back to the Bible is Art where we are currently in a series on a Christian Guide to Beauty and Design. If you haven’t seen the videos up to now I would recommend you watch those before you watch this. But if you’re ready to move on, today, we’re talking about the properties of, or, what makes something beautiful.