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Deconstructing the Clobber Texts

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Though there are many books, articles, and videos about what are often called The Clobber Texts, I believe that learning is often a process that works best with personal interaction and guidance. This conversation will take a look Biblical principles of translation and cultural understanding. Then we will investigate the texts themselves and talk about what they were really designed to address.

Tom de BruinFacilitator: Tom de Bruin  - Tom has been an Adventist pastor, conference administrator, well-reviewed college lecturer, European Kinship Meeting speaker, and is a Bible scholar. He is a longtime, much-appreciated, ally. Tom’s associations include: Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical StudiesBritish New Testament Society (treasurer), Journal of European Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (Editor), European Adventist Society of Theology and Religious Studies (Editor/Webmaster).

Format: Zoom  - A bit of lecture and much discussion. All Zoom participants are welcome to ask questions and contribute. Anyone and any age are welcome to attend.


Deconstructing the Clobber Texts: Clobber Texts: broke. woke. bespoke.
May 7, at 10:00 BST
 • 9 PM Melbourne, Australia 6 PM Perth, Australia • 5 AM ET US • 4 AM CT US • 2 AM PT US
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May 7, at 1900 BST • 3 AM Melbourne, Australia 1 AM Perth, Australia • 2 PM ET US • 1 PM CT US • 11 AM PT US
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Deconstructing the Clobber Texts: Introduction

Deconstructing the Clobber Texts: Leviticus

Deconstructing the Clobber Texts: Sodom

Deconstructing the Clobber Texts: Paul