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Book Review: A Reader’s Greek New Testament (3d ed)

A Reader’s Greek New Testament, 3d Edition Richard J. Goodrich and Albert L. Lukaszewski Zondervan | CBD | Amazon Many thanks to the kind folks at Zondervan for this review copy! A Reader’s Greek New Testament I picked up my first reader’s Greek New Testament some years ago now. It was Zondervan’s iteration, A Reader’s… Continue reading Book Review: A Reader’s Greek New Testament (3d ed)

Bible · Eschatology

For Your “End-Times” Preachers

One of my former profs Gerald Stevens writes “Signs of the times” preaching is pure gimmickry. The goal is to persuade an uncritical audience, which, given America’s rampant scriptural ignorance, general gullibility, pervasive conspiracy mindset, and widespread fears of social and political disruption, is not that hard. Gerald L. Stevens, Revelation: The Past and Future… Continue reading For Your “End-Times” Preachers

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Book Review: UBS5 Greek New Testament

The Greek New Testament, 5th Revised Edition w/dictionary Hendrickson | CBD | Amazon Many thanks to the kind folks at Hendrickson for this review copy! I received this book free of charge in exchange for an unbiased review. Like many other students of Koine Greek, I have a small stack of Greek New Testaments, which may… Continue reading Book Review: UBS5 Greek New Testament

Bible · Biblical Studies · Books · Old Testament

Blogging through The Lost World of Scripture: Proposition 3

Part 1, Proposition 3 – Effective communication must accommodate to the culture and nature of the audience Walton here tackles the prickly issue of accommodation, an area in which he has greatly helped me in my understanding of Scripture me over the years. Essentially Walton argues that God has accommodated the medium of human communication… Continue reading Blogging through The Lost World of Scripture: Proposition 3

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Book Review: When God Spoke Greek

When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible by Timothy Michael Law Oxford University Press | Amazon | CBD When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible by Timothy Michael Law Many thanks to the kind folks at Oxford University Press for this review copy. I… Continue reading Book Review: When God Spoke Greek