Sep 2, 2017

Acts as Biblical History

Steve Walton has made his presentation slides (PDF) available here from his recent talk at the British New Testament Society on "Acts as Biblical History."

Sep 1, 2017

The Opponents in Jude

Mike Bird discusses briefly the identity of the opponents in Jude here.

Free Logos Book for September: Mark (NIVAC)

The free Logos Book of the Month for September is David Garland's Mark commentary in the NIVAC series. You can also purchase John Walton's Job or Scot Mcknight's 1 Peter in the same series for $1.99 and $2.99 respectively. And you can enter to win the nine-volume Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: New Testament and Old Testament. Go to the Logos' Free Book of Month page here.

Aug 31, 2017

Oldest Latin Commentary on the Gospels

Apparently, the oldest Latin commentary on the Gospels has been found and translated. You can read about it here.

Aug 30, 2017

Paul and Silas Before the Magistrates at Philippi?

Carl Rasmussen has a nice post here discussing where Paul and Silas would have appeared before the magistrates at Philippi (Acts 16:20).

Aug 29, 2017

The Death of the Christian Bookstore

See this article chronicling the rise and fall of the Christian bookstore.

Aug 28, 2017

Solomon's Throne

Here is an interesting article related to Solomon's throne (1 Kgs 10:18-20). I was most interested in the midrashic details.

Aug 27, 2017

Harry Potter and the Biblical Canon

I am not really a potterite, but I did find this article using the Harry Potter series as a way of illustrating issues related to the formation of the biblical canon interesting.