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N.T. Wright on the Pericope of the Adulteress

I decided to peruse several commentaries I have on the book of John to see what they have said about the pericope of the adulteress. Do they say it’s original or not, and what are the reasons offered for their … Continue reading

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Book Announcement

Last April, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted a conference on the  Pericope Adulterae. Conference participants discussed whether or not the passage of the woman caught in adultery was original to John’s Gospel or if it was a later interpolation. I’m … Continue reading

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Greek Morphology of the Afternoon

Yesterday I mentioned that the ω and ουσιν endings of the first singular and third plural respectively were not as straight forward as we might like to believe. Instead of overloading the few that made it through the post, I … Continue reading

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Greek Morphology Lesson of the Evening

If you’ve learned Greek, you know that the present active indicative paradigm for λυω is: λυω      λυομεν λυεις    λυετε λυει      λυουσιν You also learned that the ε and the ο are not a part of … Continue reading

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Greek Morphology Lesson of the Evening

Have you ever wondered whence comes the nominative singular for ear, οὖς, when the genitive is ὠτός? Well, with third declension nouns, it is best to find the stem of the word by going to the genitive singular and removing the ος … Continue reading

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Free Book of the Month: Logos

Logos has a great free book of the month. Bervard Childs’ Isaiah commentary in the Old Testament Library is completely free…and you can add Leslie Allen’s Jeremiah commentary in the same series for only .99. Just go to Logos, click on the … Continue reading

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Public Shaming of Christ

Earlier this afternoon I was reading along in the book of Hebrews and came across Hebrews 6:4–6: For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared … Continue reading

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