At times The Chosen can be hokey, but it can also be serious and thought-provoking. It’s a bold reimagining of Jesus and his ministry, and its central focus on his disciples, male and female, is compelling.
The tradition of the Fourth Gospel sought to preserve and pass on a unique insight about Jesus. The extensive father/son language, unique to the Fourth Gospel, is at the center of this insight.
This is a piece of parchment, animal skin, that was re-written not just once, but twice, with later texts. The first layer, the underlayer that is Matthew is written in Syriac, which is a form of Aramaic. An Interview with Dr. Jeremiah Coogan
The Gospel of John has been overlooked in the historical search for Jesus. Surprisingly, this gospel is a more valuable resource than most scholars have admitted recently. Presenters: Dr. Paul N. Anderson and Dr. Shirley Paulson
"The Bible does not offer us rules that determine reality, rather it offers some combination of a wild stream and an improvising jazz band which make life bigger."