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July 1, 2020 | Lee Fields
Hebrew and You with Lee M. Fields: Darkness and Dawn (Joel 2:2)
יֹום עָנָן וַעֲרָפֶל יֹום חֹשֶׁךְ וַאֲפֵלָה עַם רַב וְעָצוּם כְּשַׁחַר פָּרֻשׂ עַל הֶהָרִים וְאַחֲרָיו לֹא יֹוסֵף עַד שְׁנֵי דֹּור וָדֹור׃ כ...
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June 1, 2020 | Bill Mounce
“Say,” or “Begin to Say”? (Luke 23:30) - Mondays with Mounce
NOTE: New Mondays with Mounce blog posts will soon become available in Bill Mounce's "Biblical Greek" podcast. Subscribe today. Learn more.A...
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May 25, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Was Paul Chiding the Thessalonians? (2 Thess 2:5) - Mondays with Mounce
One of the beauties of Greek is that it is possible to indicate the expected answer to a question. A question prefaced by οὐ means the inten...
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May 11, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Does Paul have One or Two Purposes for his Prayer? (Col 1:10) - Mondays with Mounce
One of the real values of knowing Greek is to be able to clearly see the sequencing of ideas. Greek is more than capable of lining up a seri...
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May 4, 2020 | Bill Mounce
“Give the Glory to God” (John 9:24) - Mondays with Mounce
All translations add English words that have no direct equivalent in English. Every one of them. The NASB and ESV tend to add just a single ...
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April 27, 2020 | Bill Mounce
What is the Sign of their Destruction? (Phil 1:28) - Mondays with Mounce
Paul is encouraging the Philippian Christians to “conduct themselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, which means they will stand...
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April 20, 2020 | Bill Mounce
“Cast all your anxiety on him” — even Covid-19 (1 Peter 5:7) - Mondays with Mounce
Peter tells us to take our anxious worries off of ourselves and place them on God. Easier said than done! This verse has always bothered me...
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April 14, 2020 | ZA Blog
Introducing New Editor of WBC: New Testament
Zondervan Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of David B. Capes as the new New Testament editor of the Word Biblical Commentary ...
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April 6, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Paul's Prayer for Glorious and Lavish Strength (Eph 3:6) - Mondays with Mounce
Because Greek sentence structure, especially Paul’s, can line up a series of clauses that are not necessarily sequential, it can be difficul...
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March 23, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Does God “Knew” or “Knows” his own? (2 Tim 2:19 and Covid-19) - Mondays with Mounce
The relationship between time and aspect can sometimes be a tad elusive. Is Paul talking about God’s prior knowledge (“knew”) or his ongoing...
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March 9, 2020 | Bill Mounce
The Trinitarian Formula in 1 John 5:7–8 - Mondays with Mounce
One of the ongoing attacks on modern translations has to do with the Trinitarian formula in 1 John 5:7–8. The accusation is that modern tran...
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November 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
Reading Revelation in Context
Reading Revelation in Context: John's Apocalypse and Second Temple Judaism offers a welcome series of accessible studies that illustrate bot...
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October 28, 2019 | ZA Blog
Hermeneutics in Action: Interpreting John's Gospel, by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird
“The task of hermeneutics is to clarify this miracle of understanding, which is not a mysterious communion of souls, but sharing in a comm...
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October 14, 2019 | ZA Blog
Is Jesus God? Hear N. T. Wright's Answer
What did the first Christians think of Jesus? Did they believe he was God, or was that a later development? What did "Son of God" mean to ea...
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September 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
Michael Bird on The New Testament in Its World, working with N. T. Wright, and the keys to fruitful New Testament study.
Michael Bird has been busy. Among other projects, this prolific scholar was the impetus for the idea of The New Testament in Its World, the...
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September 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
N. T. Wright on The New Testament in Its World, vocation, and how Jesus still challenges our worldviews today.
In this interview, N. T. Wright discusses: what the New Testament summons us to dohow Jesus challenged first-century (and twenty-first-c...
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