Category Archives: Book Reviews

Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek

Since there is a deluge of reviews of Constantine Campbell’s Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek in the biblioblogger world, just take a look at this list compiled by Koinonia, I will not post a full review of the book. Instead, I want … Continue reading

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Unrealistic Resolution #1

My goal is to have all these books read and reviewed (or discussed on the blog) before the beginning of the new semester. Be on alert for a blaze of productivity . . . .

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Puzzling Portraits: A Review

While I was in Baltimore for this past year’s SBL/AAR conference, I met A.J. Culp at the Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar dinner. A.J. is currently serving as the Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at a startup seminary, Yellowstone … Continue reading

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Greenlee’s The Text of the New Testament: A Brief Review

So you want to learn about the field of New Testament textual criticism, but the task seems daunting. The vast number of manuscripts, the task of reconstructing the Word of God, and the subjective decisions that must be made on … Continue reading

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Brad House’s Community: A Review

Below is a review of Brad House’s book Community that I wrote a few months back. I have also included a detailed outline of the book’s contents in case you are looking for more substance than my summary provides. Community: Taking Your … Continue reading

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Biblical Greek Exegesis: A Graded Approach to Learning Intermediate and Advanced Greek: A Review

George H. Guthrie and J. Scott Duvall, Biblical Greek Exegesis, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 173p, $24.99. Sensing an inherent flaw in the traditional pedagogical approach to second year biblical Greek studies, Guthrie and Duvall seek to provide professors and students with … Continue reading

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Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers: A Review

You have learned some basics about New Testament Greek either out of desire or compulsion (a degree requirement). Now what? How does the Greek student apply that knowledge to his lesson/sermon? Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers … Continue reading

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Mounce’s A Graded Reader of Biblical Greek: A Review

Yesterday I reviewed Erickson’s A Beginners Guide to New Testament Exegesis. Ultimately, it should be our desire as able exegetes to analyze a text with all the tools of the exegetical method as highlight by Erickson. Some professors, however, might take … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis: A Review

Richard  J. Erickson, A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis (Downer’s Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2005); 239 pages, $20.00. Erickson’s A Beginner’s Guide to New Testament Exegesis is intended as a friendly and non-frightening approach to the exegetical method. Erickson reflects on … Continue reading

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Trenchard’s “The Complete Vocabulary Guide to the Greek New Testament”

Warren C. Trenchard, English Grammar to Ace New Testament Greek (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 352 pages, $13.98. Building upon Bruce Metzger’s Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek, Warren Trenchard provides his readers with a comprehensive guide to the vocabulary of … Continue reading

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