Monthly Archives: November 2012

Greek Course: Official Announcement

As promised, here are the details about my forthcoming Greek Grammar I course. It will be offered at Cary Alliance Church (4108 Ten-Ten Road Apex, NC. 27539). The class will run once a week for an hour and a half. … Continue reading

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Today I went up to the library in order to read Willis Shotwell’s dissertation The Exegesis of Justin Martyr. I finished reading all 150 pages on microfiche. Take away? Justin was influenced by both Hellenism and Palestinian Judaism. This means that … Continue reading

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A New Milestone

Today marked a new milestone in my academic pursuits. To date I have avoided using the microfilm. But there comes a time in every budding scholars work that the relic of microfilm must be undertaken. First, I had to find … Continue reading

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The Power of First Impressions

Last night I settled in for some reading. It was finally time to make some headway on my “Justin Martyr’s Exegesis of the Old Testament” paper. I was reading through the usual background sources when I came to Roger Olson’s The … Continue reading

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A Labor of Love: Before and After

The day before Thanksgiving, my lovely bride said, “I want to make a pie.” I said, ” I LOVE BLUEBERRY PIE!” Mary Beth went to the store and bought everything needed. She didn’t take the easy route. She made her … Continue reading

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Biblical Greek and the Local Church

Many of my friends have read this blog over the past week and have suffered through a number of posts on biblical Greek. I hope I haven’t scared you away from furthering your knowledge of biblical Greek or your desire … Continue reading

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SBL Chicago in Hindsight: A Student’s Perspective

SBL Chicago was quite the experience. I was able to go back to the city where it all started. In 2004 I set out from my parent’s home in North Carolina in order to attend Moody Bible Institute. At the … Continue reading

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