The “Gospel” of the Pentateuch?

For many years, I found the first five books of the Bible rather frustrating and difficult to understand and integrate. All of the basic answers to the questions I had were never adequately answered in some of the churches and classes I took. Looking back on many of...

Ruth 3:3-5 is Difficult to Understand. Help!

The most difficult part of the Book of Ruth is in Naomi’s advice to Ruth on how to snatch Boaz as husband. The text reads: “Wash therefore and anoint yourself, and put on your cloak and go down to the threshing floor, but do not make yourself known to the...