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)
For many years I’ve been enamored with Paul’s words in 2 Thessalonians 1:8–9, in which he claims that those who have been troubling the Thessalonians would be dealt with at the return of Jesus with/in flaming fire, meting out retribution to those who do not know God and who do not obey the gospel of… Continue reading Obedience to the Gospel?
I received this volume several years ago, but I wanted to tout its usefulness for those who may not have picked up a copy. The book is James Ware’s Synopsis of the Pauline Letters in Greek and English, published by Baker in 2010. For those who may not know, Ware has taken the Pauline texts… Continue reading A Most Useful Volume
Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity, Vol. 2: De–H Hendrickson | Amazon | CBD Many thanks to the kind folks at Hendrickson for this review copy! Along with an abundance of Bible translations available to the English-speaking world, we also have a wealth of resources and tools with which to study the… Continue reading Book Review: Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity
I’m reading through Bart Ehrman’s NT introduction (now in it’s sixth edition) and it’s mostly enjoyable. Ehrman needs no introduction, especially to students of biblical studies. He’s made a name for himself through his numerous popular-level books on various aspects of early Christian history and in the process has amassed a loyal fan base as… Continue reading Skeptics and Biblical Studies
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… Continue reading The Final Battle
I was reading through Romans 1 earlier and was curious how you out there interpret the phrase ἐκ πίστεως εἰς πίστιν. I haven’t read through commentaries or works on Romans lately, so I don’t recall what the prevailing interpretation is (if one is even more dominant than others). Here’s the whole verse: δικαιοσύνη γὰρ θεοῦ… Continue reading From Faith to Faith