Kaiju of Biblical Proportions Review

Thanks to Scott Smith for the review on the strange full color academic/artsy book I put out earlier this year! You can read it here. Japanese sea monsters in the Bible? I didn’t quite know what to expect from this unusual book, but I can honestly say that I was pleasantly surprised by it. The…

God’s Zillas

In our first episode of the “1208-Bit” section of the 1208PODCAST, Jamin dives into his recent book, Kaiju of Biblical Proportions, to reveal that creatures like Godzilla are found in the Bible. But what are they exactly? Real? Mythical? Supernatural? Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

Leviathan in Revelation

One is hard pressed to find a few words go by without some kind of allusion to a Bible passage. John is pulling references from left and right. With this in mind, it’s not unthinkable to see the Leviathan of the Old Testament resurface, especially given the fact that Isaiah said God would deal with…

Leviathan & ‘Elim

One of the reasons I would conclude that the Leviathan of the Bible is likely to be a mythical creature is because it has its roots in mythology outside of Israelite religion, and I think its mythical properties can be seen quite well in Job 41—especially when God says that, “When he raises himself up,…

The Mythical Leviathan

One of the reasons I would conclude that Leviathan is likely to be a mythical creature is because its mythical properties can be seen quite well in Job 41—especially when God says that, “When he raises himself up, the mighty are afraid; at the crashing they are beside themselves” (Job 41:25). I’d like to draw…