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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Coffee Reception at AAR/SBL with N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird (2019)
N. T. Wright and Michael Bird will be speaking at a special coffee reception at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting (2019) on what we must change in ...Read More
The meaning of 1 Thessalonians 5:17: What it means to "pray without ceasing"
Paul believed that prayer was interaction with God with our spirit to God's Spirit. When a device pairs with something there's this kind of ...Read More