Ben Witherington had this to say about the final cosmic battle in Revelation: There is such a strong stress on God’s control over the final eschatological situation in apocalyptic literature that when in fact one gets to the final showdown, it turns out not to be a battle between human forces, which we might call… More The Final Battle
When I think of certain scholars, such as Jacob Neusner, Thomas Schreiner, Darrell Bock, N. T. Wright, et al, one thing always comes to mind–how do they write so much?? Seriously, one look at Neusner’s published bibliography is enough to make many scholars retreat to a corner sucking their thumbs while quietly weeping. To be… More Memory or something else?
I’m giving away a copy of Hendrickson’s Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity: Volume 2, De–H. Remember, all you have to do to for a chance to win is comment below, so get to it! Contest ends this Friday, September 4th, at 11:59 CST. Αυτω η δοξα
Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia: A Reader’s Edition Hendrickson | Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft | Amazon | CBD Several years ago (like with the Greek New Testament) I bought Zondervan’s A Reader’s Hebrew Bible (hereafter RHB) and have used it quite a bit. It’s a handy volume and I haven’t really looked to replace it; however, now that I’ve… More Book Review: BHS – A Reader’s Edition
As I mentioned in a post a while back, I’m totally intrigued with the whole Bigfoot phenomenon. I blame it on my uncle, who showed me The Legend of Boggy Creek when I was a kid, and ever since I’ve been fascinated by this cryptid. It shouldn’t be a surprise, then, that I’m a big… More Jesus and…Bigfoot?
The Good Shepherd: A Thousand-Year Journey from Psalm 23 to the New Testament by Kenneth E. Bailey IVP | Amazon | CBD Many thanks to the always-generous folks at IVP for this review copy. The Good Shepherd: A Thousand-Year Journey from Psalm 23 to the New Testament by Kenneth E. Bailey When I took the… More Book Review: The Good Shepherd
I’ve been studying and reading Greek for a number of years now. Ironically, when I first started with Greek, I didn’t like it at all. I’m not quite sure why, but my first semester was not terribly enjoyable. Nevertheless, I persevered. Once I got into more intermediate and advanced studies and began to actually deal… More Reading Greek (or any language)