Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tips for NT Exegetical Papers at DTS

Having graded several dozen exegetical papers for NT104, and NT105, I’ve seen it all: the good, the bad, and the σκύβαλα. There is, however, a consistent set of things that I write on paper after paper, and in the hopes … Continue reading

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In Layman’s Terms: “L”

In the prologue to Luke’s Gospel, the Evangelist writes, “Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the … Continue reading

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In Layman’s Terms: The Pericope Adulterae

The term “pericope adulterae” may be unfamiliar to some, but it’s simply a traditional way of referring to the story of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery (John 7:53-8:11). This brief story (or “pericope”) has a unique and complex … Continue reading

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Update: NovT to publish my article on the PA

I’ve just received some very exciting news: the journal Novum Testamentum has accepted my article, “The Lukan Special Material and the Tradition History of the Pericope Adulterae,” for publication. This article, which grew out of my work in Dan Wallace’s Textual Criticism … Continue reading

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In his letter to the church at Philadelphia, Ignatius, the bishop of Antioch in the early second century, recounts the following exchange with some opponents: “For I heard some people saying, ‘If I do not find it in the archives … Continue reading

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