Sep 29, 2018

Theologically Themed Comic Convention

Those who love their theology and comics might be interested in ΘeoCon, a theologically themed comic convention. Unfortunately, it is today so you might not be able to attend. But, you can read an news article about it here.

Sep 28, 2018

The Latest Issue of the Review of Biblical Literature

The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below but unfortunately you must be a SBL member.

Mark J. Boda, Exploring Zechariah, Volume 1: The Development of Zechariah and Its Role within the Twelve
Reviewed by Barry A. Jones

Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher and Maria Häusl, eds., Sedaqa and Torah in Postexilic Discourse
Reviewed by Gert Kwakkel

Martin Goodman, A History of Judaism
Reviewed by Sara Ronis

Elizabeth R. Hayes and Karolien Vermeulen, eds., Doubling and Duplicating in the Book of Genesis: Literary and Stylistic Approaches to the Text
Reviewed by Megan Warner

John W. Kleinig, Hebrews
Reviewed by Brian C. Small

B. J. Oropeza and Steve Moyise, eds., Exploring Intertextuality: Diverse Strategies for New Testament Interpretation of Texts
Reviewed by Thomas P. Nelligan

Petr Sláma, New Theologies of the Old Testament and History: The Function of History in Modern Biblical Scholarship
Reviewed by Edgar Kellenberger

Francis Watson, The Fourfold Gospel: A Theological Reading of the New Testament Portraits of Jesus
Reviewed by Cornelis Bennema

Wilhelm Wrede, The Authenticity of the Second Letter to the Thessalonians
Reviewed by Glenn Holland

K. Lawson Younger Jr., A Political History of the Arameans: From Their Origins to the End of Their Polities
Reviewed by Yigal Levin

Sep 27, 2018

Hospital Verses

See this list of verses to memorize when you are going to or in the hospital.

Sep 26, 2018

Robert Yarbrough on the Letters to Timothy and Titus

The Eerdmans' blog has an interview with Robert Yarbrough here on five big surprises that he found while researching and writing a commentary on the Letters to Timothy and Titus

Advice for Delegating

Ministry leadership often involves delegation. This article provides some advice on doing it successfully.

Sep 25, 2018

A Comparison of Moses and Joshua in the Book of Joshua

This table helps illustrate how Joshua is shown to be the successor of Moses by fulfilling many of the same functions.

Called a servant of the LORD
1:1, 2, 7, 13, 15
Mediator the divine promises
1:3, 13
1:11, 12-15; cf. 22:1-6
Mediator of the law
Mediator of the instructions for possessing the land
1:13-15; cf. Deut 3:18-20
One in whom God is especially present
1:5, 17
1:5, 17; cf. 3:7
Ascription of the gift of the land beyond the Jordan
1:14, 15; cf. 13:8
1:5; cf. 11:23
Obedience of the people
1:16-17; cf. 4:14
Table created from observations of Terence E. Fretheim, Deuteronomic History, Interpreting Biblical Texts (Nashville: Abingdon, 1983), 58.

Sep 24, 2018

David A. deSilva'a Top 5 Critical Issues in Galatians

You can read David A. deSilva list of the top 5 critical issues in Galatians here.