From Faith to Faith

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… More From Faith to Faith

Going to SBL

I had initially planned to attend this year’s SBL annual meeting, then decided to not to (for various reasons). However, I’ve decided (again!) to attend, so I’m wondering what suggestions you more experienced attenders might proffer as to navigate the logistics of an annual meeting? I’m not presenting, so I’ll have the luxury of choosing… More Going to SBL

BibleWorks 10

Like many of you, I’ve used Bible software for many years in numerous iterations–eSword, Bible Navigator, Libronix, Logos, Accordance, BibleWorks, et al. Each has their strengths and weaknesses and each one’s usefulness boils down to your purpose for using it and your personal preferences for an interface. For me, I have preferred BibleWorks since I… More BibleWorks 10


Several weeks ago, I submitted my last seminar paper. Since then, I’ve been working on my dissertation proposal and preparing/revising my study guides for comprehensive exams this fall. It’s overwhelming to think about taking these exams, even though they’re about five months away. I hate taking exams anyway, and the inherent importance of comps doesn’t help. The… More Exams

Music Monday

Things have been crazy of late, but the lull has returned as has afforded a few minutes to post, this time another Music Monday. Most the of the must I listen to is intense–heavy guitars, thundering percussion, and harsh vocals. Today’s selection is also intense, but at the other end of the spectrum: Mumford &… More Music Monday