Sep 23, 2017

Text-Driven Preaching Workshop on Philemon

There is still time to sign up for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Text-Driven Preaching Workshop focusing on Philemon. The workshop is on Monday, October 9 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.). Speakers include David Allen, Denny Autrey, Deron Biles, Barry McCarty, Matthew McKellar, and Kyle Walker. No registration details are listed yet, but you can see the announcement here.

Sep 22, 2017

Outlines for Hebrews

Michael Kok continues his helpful series on Hebrews. In this post he links to a number of outlines for the book.

Sep 21, 2017

The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style

I am not sure how I missed it, but the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style is now out. Grammar nerds everywhere rejoice! The Washington Post has a write up here.

Sep 20, 2017

Pointers for Preaching Habakkuk

Jeff Hampton gives some pointers on preaching Habakkuk here. By the way, Preaching Source is a great resource for preachers. 

Sep 19, 2017

Getting Inside the Brain of a Prophet

The Atlantic has an interesting article and interview with James Kugel here concerning his most recent book, The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times. The book apparently tries to understand how prophets might have received their revelations by looking at socio-cultural perceptions of self and neuro-scientific research.

Sep 18, 2017

Dating the Book of Hebrews

Michael Kok follows up his post on the authorship of Hebrews here with a post here laying out some of the data to be taken into consideration in dating the book.

Sep 17, 2017

The Appointment of David Friedrich Strauss

This is an interesting article on the controversy surrounding the appointment of David Friedrich Strauss to the faculty of the University of Zurich.