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Jesus the Bridegroom Now 40% off at Wipf & Stock

Now through December 31, Wipf & Stock is offering 40% off any purchase through their website, using the discount code BYE2016. The best use of this discount is to buy my book, Jesus the Bridegroom (Pickwick, 2015). Marianne Blickenstaff of Union...
by Reading Acts on Dec 16, 2016

Book Review: Ernest C. Lucas, Proverbs (Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary)

Lucas, Ernest C. Proverbs. Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2015. 421 pp. Pb; $28.   Link to Eerdmans Commentaries on Proverbs are often difficult write because proverbs are, by nature, easy enough to understand...
by Reading Acts on Dec 23, 2015

Book Review: Craig A. Evans and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?” (LNTS 470) – Part 2.2

Evans Craig A. and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?”: Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity: Volume 2: The Letters and Liturgical Traditions. LNTS 470; Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism...
by Reading Acts on Dec 10, 2015

Book Review: Craig A. Evans and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?” (LNTS 470) – Part 2.1

Evans Craig A. and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?”: Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity: Volume 2: The Letters and Liturgical Traditions. LNTS 470; Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism...
by Reading Acts on Dec 9, 2015

Book Review: Craig A. Evans and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?” (LNTS 469) – Part 1.1

Evans Craig A. and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?”: Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity: Volume 1, The Synoptic Gospels. LNTS 469; Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity...
by Reading Acts on Dec 7, 2015

Book Review: Craig A. Evans and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?” (LNTS 469) – Part 1.2

Evans Craig A. and H. Daniel Zacharias, eds., “What Does the Scripture Say?”: Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity: Volume 1, The Synoptic Gospels. LNTS 469; Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity...
by Reading Acts on Dec 7, 2015

Skip James’ Blues Imagery

Texts of all songs discussed are appended to the essay. During the summer of 1964 I traveled with a friend east from Chicago without stopping until we reached Greenwich Village where we attended a show at the Gaslight hard by Izzy Young’s Folkl...
by Poetry on the Loose on May 1, 2015

Jesus the Bridegroom Reviewed by Review of Biblical Literature

Marianne Blickenstaff of Union Presbyterian Seminary reviewed my Jesus the Bridegroom for Review of Biblical Literature. I am very happy to have her review the book, especially since I read her book, ‘While the Bridegroom is with them’...
by Reading Acts on Mar 13, 2015

Acts 5 – Potential Background to Ananias and Sapphira

There are a wide variety of attempts to explain the very unusual story of Ananias and Sapphira. In his article on this chapter F. Scott Spencer lists a few of the many suggestions scholars have offered for “unlocking the mystery of this shocking ep...
by Reading Acts on Jan 28, 2015

Jesus the Bridegroom on Pre-Order from Logos

Here is some good news on my book, Jesus, the Bridegroom. It will be available in the Logos Library as a part of a two-book bundle. The “Wipf & Stock Eschatology Bundle” is on pre-order along with Jonathan Menn’s Biblical Es...
by Reading Acts on Jun 25, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom on Pre-Order from Logos

Here is some good news on my book, Jesus, the Bridegroom. It will be available in the Logos Library as a part of a two-book bundle. The “Wipf & Stock Eschatology Bundle” is on pre-order along with Jonathan Menn’s Biblical Es...
by Reading Acts on Jun 25, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom Review at First Things

Peter J. Leithart at First Things reviewed my book, Jesus the Bridegroom. Despite being a revised dissertation, he calls it a “fine monograph” despite my “failure to incorporate the temple” into the study. Leithart says R...
by Reading Acts on May 13, 2014

Now Available: Jesus the Bridegroom

This is some exciting news:  My book is now available through Amazon and the Wipf & Stock website. The book retails for $33, but Amazon and Wipf & Stock have it discounted. The Kindle version is only $9.99 and claims to have real page number...
by Reading Acts on Dec 27, 2013

Witty intertextuality is the new mysterious & macabre —...

Witty intertextuality is the new mysterious & macabre — Happy birthday, Mister Poe! ...
by Sugar. The name is Sugar. on Jan 19, 2013

Witty intertextuality is the new mysterious & macabre —...

Witty intertextuality is the new mysterious & macabre — Happy birthday, Mister Poe! ...
by Sugar. The name is Sugar. on Jan 19, 2013

My Dream Gospel Parallel

There has been some discussion on Mark Goodacre’s blog about a recent Gospel parallel. Let me also mention Arthur Dewey’s recent work available from Poleridge. What these parallels have in common are their use of all four Gospels, Thomas,...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 26, 2012

Intertexuality between Paul and James?

If, however, you aare fulfilling the 1royal law according to the Scripture, “bYOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF,” you are doing well. But if you ashow partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the 1law as transgresso...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 30, 2012

True Intertextuality – The Dark Knight Rises and the Tale of Two Cities

Gordon’s selection of this passage as Batman’s eulogy is quite apt. First of all, the lines in the book represent the last thoughts of the character Sydney Carton as he prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice for his loved ones and city—a sacri...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 25, 2012


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