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Sacred Texts and Paradigmatic Revolutions

The latest Bloomsbury Highlights notes the newly available volume 16 in the T&T Clark Jewish and Christian Texts Series. The volume is a revision of my 2011 dissertation at Southeastern Seminary and primarily explores paradigmatic, or presuppositional, aspects of the hermeneutics at play in Romans and some of the Qumran sectarian texts. Bloomsbury presently has the … Continue reading

Porter and Ong, “‘Standard of Faith’ or ‘Measure of Trusteeship?’”

Stanley Porter and Hughson Ong have the latest article in the Journal of Greco-Roman Judaism and Christianity: “‘Standard of Faith’ or ‘Measure of Trusteeship’?: A Study in Romans 12.3—A Response.” The article’s opening paragraph explains its responsive character and general argument as follows: John Goodrich has recently published an article regarding the interpretation of μέτρον πίστεως in … Continue reading

Parker, “Works of the Law”

Barry F. Parker has the latest article in the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, “‘Works of the Law’ and the Jewish Settlement in Asia Minor.” According to the article’s conclusion: The first recourse for the Anatolian Jews under [social, political, and religious] pressure was not an appeal to ‘legalism’, but to ‘selective works of the law’, as … Continue reading

On the Web (February 7, 2013)

On the web: Larry Hurtado comments on Alan Mugridge’s PhD thesis, “Stages of Development in Scribal Professionalism in Early Christian Circles,” which is currently under revision for publication. Nathan Eubank enters the biblioblogosphere (HT: Stephen Carlson). Baker is now releasing the “Teach the Text” commentary series. Currently available is Marvin Pate’s volume on Romans, and Robert … Continue reading

Green Collection Romans Fragment

Dan Wallace digests the SBL meeting discussion of the recently announced Romans fragment in the Green collection.

Journal of Theological Studies 63, no. 2

The latest issue of the Journal of Theological Studies includes: Max Rogland, ” ‘Moses Used to Take a Tent’?: Reconsidering the Function and Significance of the Verb Forms in Exodus 33:7–11″ C. A. Strine, “The Role of Repentance in the Book of Ezekiel: A Second Chance for the Second Generation” Benjamin Schliesser, ” ‘Abraham Did … Continue reading

Pillar Commentaries at WTSBooks

In recognition of the release of Colin Kruse’s Romans volume in the Pillar New Testament Commentary, the Westminster Bookstore is running several sales, including: An extra 10% off any two or more individual Pillar volumes 40% off Kruse’s Romans volume 50% off the currently 14-volume Pillar series as a whole Kruse’s new volume replaces Leon Morris’s 1988 … Continue reading

Thousands and Ten Thousands

First Samuel 18:6 describes David’s return after killing Goliath (1 Sam 17:41–58). Precisely how this event sits chronologically in relationship to the surrounding narrative is difficult to establish.1 One good way of reading the narrative, however, involves treating 1 Sam 18:1–5 as an extended parenthesis, which includes some foreshadowing, and understanding 1 Sam 18:6 to … Continue reading

So Then You Also Were Made to Die

In Rom 7:1–6, Paul appears to draw on Num 5:11–31 as a metaphorical way of characterizing the Christian community’s history.1 While her husband lives, the wife’s involvement with another man would make her liable to the charge of adultery from her current husband. From this charge, the wife would also become liable to the ritual … Continue reading

והיתה בריתי בבשׂרכם לברית עולם

In Gen 17:13, God tells Abraham that his whole household was to be circumcised והיתה בריתי בבשׂרכם לברית עולם (and my covenant will be in your flesh as an everlasting covenant). Yet, Paul strongly opposes Gentiles’ submitting to circumcision in connection with their membership in the Christian community (Galatians) and asserts that ὁ ἐν τῷ κρυπτῷ Ἰουδαῖος, … Continue reading

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