Theological Interpretation of Scripture and Biblical Criticism: Childs and Wellhausen

Looking at: On what grounds — theological or historical — Brevard Childs denied Julius Wellhausen’s basic two-part plotline of Israel’s religious history.

Women in Ministry? Read the Journals

Academic journals form the lifeblood of scholarly debate and discourse. Theologies and textbooks, even grammars and lexicons, rarely give you the fuller, deeper picture into the larger debate on a topic. For example we can find Richard Cervin and Wayne Grudem discussing the role of women in church and their conversation concerning κεφαλή (“head”) in biblical literature.

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Brill’s GE and LSJM: Which is Better?

A new Greek dictionary under the loop. Brill’s Dictionary of Ancient Greek making major improvements over and having a substantially cleaner layout than Liddell and Scott Greek–English Lexicon with Revised Supplement (LSJM)

Hitting the NPP Where it Hurts: Lee Irons on the Righteousness of God

Interview with Charles Lee Irons about his impressively researched monograph, The Righteousness of God (Mohr Siebeck, 2015) over the New Perspective on Paul.

Taylor Weaver on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

My most salient advice for biblical scholars and theologians is: be aware of the diversity of your discipline, and work hard toward inculcating permeable boundaries for the disciplinary city. Those marginal spaces in the discipline are essential for the future of biblical studies and/or theology. We all note the importance of historical-critical work in all […]