May 26, 2012

Journal for the Study of the New Testament 34:4

The latest issue of the Journal for the Study of the New Testament is out. Here is a list of the articles and links to abstracts.

The Circumcision of Christ: Romans 15.7-13
Joshua D. Garroway

Hellenistic Greek and the New Testament: A Stylometric Perspective
David L. Mealand

The Righteousness of God (Dikaiosune Theou) and Verbal Genitives: A Grammatical Clarification
Denny Burk

Mirror-Reading Moral Issues in Paul’s Letters
Nijay K. Gupta

The Warning against Idolatry: An Intertextual Examination of Septuagintal Warnings in Hebrews
Jason Whitlark
pp. 382-401

May 25, 2012

The New Evangelization and Seminaries

This is an interesting article written from a Catholic perspective but one in which Evangelicals ought to hear.

May 24, 2012

Learning Hebrew Prepositions

Chris Heard has some resources for learning Hebrew prepositions here.

May 23, 2012

Upcoming Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop

The Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop is designed to assist pastors in mastering the techniques of preaching. This year will focus on preaching the Sermon on the Mount.

The workshop will take place on Monday, October 8, 2012 in The Riley Center on the campus of Southwestern Seminary. Registration is $25 for all participants and includes lunch. For more information, please call 1-877-474-4769 or email

For overnight guest accommodations, please call 817-921-8800. For more information go here.


May 22, 2012

The New Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets on Sale

The last volume in the IVP dictionary series, the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets is now on sale for up to 60% off ($24) at the Westminster Bookstore if you buy two or more. Single copies are at 50% off ($30). If you spend at least $49 you also qualify for free postage. 

The other volumes in the Old Testament and New Testament series are also on sale at 50% off. Go here for the OT and here for the NT..

Note that this sale is only good for 72 hours.

Geography and Effective Bible Teaching

Peter Mead touches upon the importance of geography for effective Bible teaching here.

Some Good Advice on Using Commentaries

Phillip Long has some good advice on using commentaries here.

May 20, 2012

A Seminarian's Prayer

See this post by Trevin Wax.