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)
Interview with Charles Lee Irons about his impressively researched monograph, The Righteousness of God (Mohr Siebeck, 2015) over the New Perspective on Paul.
A faith community that does not impart its sacred writings to its young people is one generation away from extinction.
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 […]
Theology is a bit like a spider’s web, in the sense that cutting a single strand of a theological framework can drastically alter the shape of the whole. A good theologian understands the web from many angles. They can identify the fundamental tenets of an intricate system. They can foresee the potential effects of disregarding […]
For me personally, a good biblical scholar is someone who enriches the discipline not only, and not even primarily, through his or her publications, but also through the way he or she interacts with colleagues, especially those who do not yet hold powerful positions or might never do so. I am reminded of people for […]
Originally posted on Kingdom Files:
The Passion Translation (paraphrase) and the ministry of Brian Simmons is a fine example of what is wrong with a portion of the charismatic church. Leaders and teachers within the “ movement” that embrace preterism and Kingdom Now/Dominionism or Seven Mountain Mandate (or whatever branch of NAR beliefs are popular…