Discussion #6: Numbers 5, Deuteronomy 22, and the Infidelity Ordeal

On May 4, Rebekah and I recorded a discussion that turned out to be longer than our previous episodes, so we decided to break it into two parts. The first half of the discussion focuses on Numbers 5, Deuteronomy 22, and the tests for marital infidelity in the Pentateuch. In the second half of the discussion, we move on to the use of the book of Numbers in 1 Corinthians 10, and the relationship of sacrificial eating to the Eucharist and sexuality.

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Lecture: The Legacy of Benjamin in Judah’s Bible

Presented to the Stellenbosch Faculty of Theology OT Seminar, April 23, 2014. This lecture summarizes some of the findings from Benjamin’s doctoral dissertation, “Sit at My Right Hand: The Chronicler’s Portrait of the Tribe of Benjamin in the Social Context of Yehud.”