Oct 24, 2015

Richard Bauckham Interview

Alvin Rapien has an interesting interview with Richard Bauckham here.

The Lecture and Teaching

Here is another article supporting the much-maligned lecture.

Oct 23, 2015

Whose Son is Zechariah in Zechariah 1:1?

Lee Fields has a good discussions here about Zechariah 1:1 and the tricky nature of relational terms like "father" and "son" in Hebrew.

Oct 22, 2015

ICC and Sacra Pagina on Sale at Logos

Logos has twelve volumes of the International Critical Commentary on sale for $1.99 and one volume from the Sacra Pagina series (The Gospel of Mark) for .99 cents here. Most of the ICC volumes are older volumes but does include several newer volumes (McKane's two volumes on Jeremiah and Best's Ephesians).

Paul on the Flesh in Galatians

Check out Mike Burer’s post, “Paul and Flesh: A Case for Theological Development here.

Oct 21, 2015

The New Southwestern School of Preaching

Dr. Paige Patterson just made the following exciting announcement.
Great happiness surges through my heart today as I announce that the trustees have just approved the creation of Southwestern’s seventh school – the School of Preaching. This provides Southwestern the ability to concentrate on teaching text-driven preaching at the PhD and DMIN levels. The school consists of seven full time faculty (all with PhD degrees and pastoral experience) possessing a combined 217 years of preaching experience. David Allen will serve as Dean and faculty members are Denny Autrey, Vern Charrette, Barry McCarty, Matthew McKellar, Stephen Smith, and Kyle Walker. There will be more detailed information coming out soon, but I wanted you to be one of the first to know.

Origen's Canonical Listing of the New Testament Books?

Michael Kruger has an interesting take on the earliest complete canonical list of the New Testament here. He argues that Origen (ca. 250) articulated a complete list of NT books in an allegorical reading of Joshua.

Oct 20, 2015

11 Things Not to Get Your Pastor for Pastor Appreciation Month

Marty Duren has a list of 11 Things not to get your pastor for Pastor Appreciation Month here.

HT: Marc Cortez

Oct 19, 2015

Diagramming Greek

Rob Plummer talks about grammatical diagramming.