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December 11, 2019 | ZA Blog
Who wrote Ephesians?
Today’s post is by Clinton E. Arnold and is excerpted from Ephesians in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. The author...
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December 9, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Are you thankful for someone’s faithfulness under trial? (2 Tim 1:3–5) - Mondays with Mounce
2 Tim 1:3–5 is one long Greek sentence, and it illustrates the dangers of breaking up a long Greek sentence into shorter English sentences, ...
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December 2, 2019 | Bill Mounce
How to tell a Story in Greek (1 Tim 1:6) - Mondays with Mounce
One place that Greek and English are quite different is in how they tell a story. English tends towards the “verb ... verb ... verb” constru...
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November 25, 2019 | Bill Mounce
When does “of” mean “namely” or “is”? – Mondays with Mounce
It is easy to confuse the two different types of appositional statements, so I thought I would do a more grammatical blog, and I’ll be using...
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November 18, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Idioms can be painful to translate, especially if you are not sure what they mean - Mondays with Mounce
Paul is arguing by that when a husband dies, his death severs the legal bonds of marriage (Rom 7:2). However, “if she is joined to another m...
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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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November 11, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Are you being saved while you are persevering? (1 Cor 15:2) - Mondays with Mounce
If you have studied theology very long, you know that the doctrine of salvation has three parts. It was an accomplished fact at the cross an...
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November 5, 2019 | ZA Blog
75 Video Lectures on Sale: Your Guide to the Newest and Most-Watched Videos
You’ve probably already heard that all Zondervan Academic video lectures are on sale this week for 55% off. With 75 video lecture series on...
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November 5, 2019 | Bill Mounce
For whom is the church responsible? (1 Tim 5:5) - Mondays with Mounce
Who is the widow that the church is required to care for? 1 Tim 5:3-16 deals with this issue. Since the church has limited resources, it is ...
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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 16, 2019 | ZA Blog
5 Reasons Solus Christus Is at the Center of the Five Solas
Reformation theology is often summarized by the five solas. Scripture alone (sola Scriptura) stands as the formal principle of the Reformati...
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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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October 14, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Was Moses Exposed, Abandoned, or Thrown Out? — Mondays with Mounce
Dynamic equivalent translations are not overly concerned with concordance, i.e., translating the same Greek word with the same English word....
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October 3, 2019 | ZA Blog
Who wrote 1, 2, & 3 John?
Church tradition from the earliest days of Christianity has ascribed these letters to John, commonly believed to be the apostle John—one of ...
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October 2, 2019 | ZA Blog
An Update on MasterLectures: New Videos, a Podcast, and Free Previews
It’s been a busy few months at MasterLectures. With so much going on, it’s easy to lose track of what’s been happening. That’s why we’re pro...
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September 26, 2019 | ZA Blog
Announcing the MasterLectures Podcast
Today we are excited to announce the launch of the MasterLectures podcast, featuring lectures on the Bible and theology from leading scholar...
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