Somerled, Manx-Norse-Gaelic King of the Isles, Forefather of Scottish Clans

DNA says Manx King, Somerled, the Celebrated Founding Father of Scottish Clans, had a “Norse” Patrilinear Ancestry ! Dr. James J. S. Johnson Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.  [2nd Timothy 4:21] DNA-TRACKING SOMERLED,  KING  OF  THE  ISLE  OF  MAN  AND  … Continue reading Somerled, Manx-Norse-Gaelic King of the Isles, Forefather of Scottish Clans

Critiquing the ‘Critical Text’ Critics

Critiquing the 'Critical Text' Critics Dr. James J. S. Johnson The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. 7  Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever. (Psalm 12:6-7, KJV) Recently a friend, Brian Shepherd, asked me … Continue reading Critiquing the ‘Critical Text’ Critics

Hypothetical Questions Can Be Tricky Traps!

Hypothetical Questions Can Be Tricky Traps! Dr. James J. S. Johnson Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.   (Matthew 22:29) The truth-rejecting Sadducees, as well as the truth-evading Pharisees, tried to trap the Lord Jesus with trick questions.  But the Lord didn't take the … Continue reading Hypothetical Questions Can Be Tricky Traps!

On the Christian Conversion of Olaf Tryggvason, Leif Eiriksson, and Other Vikings: From Valkyrie Battle-Chants to Angelic Choruses

Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents. (LUKE 15:10, quoting the Lord Jesus Christ) ON THE CHRISTIAN CONVERSIONS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON, LEIF EIRIKSSON, AND OTHER VIKINGS: FROM VALKYRIE BATTLE-CHANTS TO ANGELIC CHORUSES Dr. John Eidsmoe & Dr. James J. S. Johnson, … Continue reading On the Christian Conversion of Olaf Tryggvason, Leif Eiriksson, and Other Vikings: From Valkyrie Battle-Chants to Angelic Choruses