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Michael Heiser: Taking Scripture on Its Own Terms

A groundbreaking author, speaker, and scholar pushing Christians to dig deep into Scripture and see things afresh.

About Michael Heiser

A Passion for Asking Challenging Questions

With an MA in Ancient History and Hebrew Studies, along with a PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic Languages, Mike has serious academic chops. But beyond that, he knows how to present complex topics in a way that’s accessible and engaging to scholars and laypeople alike. And with his inquisitive mind, he’s always seeking out new subjects to shine a fresh light on.

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The most recent book from Michael Heiser

What the Bible Really Says about Angels

Michael Heiser is passionate about asking questions that challenge common views of biblical subjects. And when it comes to angels, most popular images definitely aren’t from the Bible. In the forthcoming book Angels, Michael tackles what the Old and New Testament actually state about angelic beings. Addressing common questions and misconceptions, Michael shows what the Bible says about God’s holy ones—and why it matters today.

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Books on the Bible

Insights That Inspire, Inform, and Surprise

Many people think they know exactly what’s in the Bible—but when they actually look closer, they realize how wrong they were. In engaging and readable books like The Bible Unfiltered and I Dare You Not to Bore Me with the Bible, Mike explores the most unusual, interesting, and least understood parts of the Bible with the goal of helping you take Scripture on its own terms.


Books on the spiritual world

A Biblical Look at the Unseen and Supernatural

All too often, a modern Western worldview blinds even Christians to the reality of the spiritual. With five stars on Amazon and over 900 reviews, The Unseen Realm describes what the Bible really says about the spiritual world, giving insights into how the original, ancient readers and writers of Scripture viewed this reality, and where we’re missing the picture.

Mike’s science fiction novels

Sci-Fi Thrillers with a Christian Worldview

Mike is also an accomplished science fiction writer. In the novels The Facade and The Portent, he brings together his knowledge for history, theology, ancient languages, and sci-fi, weaving gripping and thought-provoking page-turners.

More from Mike

The Gospel in a Worldwide TV Hit? Stranger Things Have Happened

Millions of people love the hit show Stranger Things. So does critically acclaimed author Michael Heiser. Join the respected biblical scholar and supernatural expert as he shares this unique vision in The World Turned Upside Down.

The Unseen Realm

Rebellion in God's council. Spirits of dead giants. Rival gods creating chaos.

These are the things of myth and fairy tales, right? The Bible tells a different story. In the documentary The Unseen Realm, a light is cast on the strange and enigmatic plane of the supernatural that lies within the pages of Scripture. And what we discover are two distinct worlds—with vastly different inhabitants—created and ruled by one loving triune God.

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Mike’s Mobile Ed courses

Learn Straight from Mike with Self-Paced Courses

Learn from Mike with video classes on a variety of topics. Do it all at your own pace, watching and listening through the Logos app. From Old and New Testament studies to ancient history, systematic theology, and more, you’ll experience what makes Mike such a remarkable teacher as you gain instant access to an exhilarating learning experience, wherever you are.

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Films from Mike

Truth Can Be Stranger Than Fiction

Beyond his work as a scholar and author, Mike is passionate about engaging with people coming from a worldview of occult, paranormal, and esoteric beliefs. The feature-length film Aliens and Demons, available now on Faithlife TV, shows Mike addressing otherworldly experiences through a theologically sound Christian lens, demonstrating how the Bible portrays the reality and importance of the supernatural realm.

The Unseen Realm

The Unseen Realm: Rebellion in God’s council. Spirits of dead giants. Rival gods creating chaos.​ These are the things of myth and fairy tales, right? The Bible tells a different story. What we discover are two distinct worlds—with vastly different inhabitants—created and ruled by one loving triune God.

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Angels: Forget the halos. Ditch the harps. Pop culture and church tradition have a lot to say about angels. And most of it is dead wrong. In this follow-up to the myth-busting documentary The Unseen Realm, Dr. Michael S. Heiser dispels common legends and tall tales about God’s heavenly host.

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Demons: What does the Bible say about demons? Are demons real? What people believed about evil spiritual forces in biblical times was very different from today—an ancient worldview missing in modern analysis. Gain a biblical understanding of demons, supernatural rebellion, evil spirits, and spiritual warfare.

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Aliens and Demons

Aliens & Demons: Dr. Michael Heiser explores the unexpected intersection between UFOs, alien abductions, the world of angels and demons, and the ancient texts that speak of them.

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The Unseen Realm Lecture Series

The Unseen Realm Lecture Series: In The Unseen Realm, Michael Heiser sheds light on the supernatural world. This light allows today’s pastors and scholars to understand the biblical authors’ supernatural worldview.

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Questions Aloud

Questions Aloud: Truth doesn’t need permission. Questions are important—and allowed. Dr. Michael S. Heiser discusses uncomfortable questions with cohost Johnny Cisneros.

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