Hebrews: A Biblical Study Guide on the Book of Hebrews

Author: The author of the book does not identify himself, but he was obviously well known to the believers he was writing to.  From 400 AD to 1600 AD, it was thought that Paul had written the letter.  However, scholars have never found evidence to support that people from the time it was written thought the letter was authored by Paul.  Consequently, people today generally think Paul isn’t the author.   The writer in 2:3... Read More

Jonah (and the Whale): A Biblical Study Guide

Author: The book does not mention who the author was, but tradition says that it was the prophet himself, Jonah. He was from Gath Hepher in Zebulun.   People think this because it is very similar in style to that of the narratives about Elijah and Elisha.  It is also possible that it just came from the same circle of prophetic writers that made accounts of those prophets (Barker 1387).   Another theory is that the author lived long after this... Read More