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Review of Youngblood’s “Jonah: God’s Scandalous Mercy”

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary has released their newest edition of The Journal of Baptist Theology and Ministry. It includes my review of Kevin Youngblood’s excellent commentary on the book of Jonah. If you’re interested, you can find it here.

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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 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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QOTD: Mark Strauss on Mark 7:9

I’ve been reading through Mark Strauss’ Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on Mark and found this great discussion on Mark 7:9. 7:9 He continued, “You are very good at rejecting the commandment of God in order to observe your own tradition!” (καὶ ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς· … Continue reading

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