Tremper Longman

Tremper Longman is Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, as well as annual Visiting Professor of Old Testament at the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and the Seminary at Ambrose University College (Calgary). He is the author of over thirty books, including Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins with physicist Richard F. Carlson. He is an editor and contributor to the Zondervan Dictionary of Christianity and Science. John Walton and he are the authors of The Lost World of the Flood. He is married to Alice and they live in Alexandria, VA. They have three adult sons and four granddaughters. For fun and exercise, he plays squash.

  • 5 Common Arguments Against the Bible (and How to Respond to Them)

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    5 Common Arguments Against the Bible (and How to Respond to Them) | Tremper Longman

    Many people today have great difficulty understanding how the Bible could be God's Word. Here's how to respond to some of the most common objections.  Read More >

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  • Genesis and the Flood: The Importance of Genre

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    Genesis and the Flood: The Importance of Genre | Tremper Longman

    When it comes to the Flood story, we need to look beyond the narrow categories of “literal history” and “myth”. Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 2 of 4
  • Genesis and the Flood: Understanding Ancient History

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    Genesis and the Flood: Understanding Ancient History | Tremper Longman

    When it comes to the Flood story, we need to look beyond the narrow categories of “literal history” and “myth”. Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 3 of 4
  • Genesis and the Flood: Introduction

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    Genesis and the Flood: Introduction | Tremper Longman

    We need to remember that the Bible, while written for us, was not written to us. Read More >

    Going Deeper PART 1 of 4