I recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions of Chris Keith, the editor of the prestigious NT monograph series LNTS, the Library of New Testament Studies (T&T Clark/Bloomsbury). His responses were colorful and insightful, giving a hint into the direction of NT studies in the future how LNTS is staying ahead of the game. [Read more…]
Words and Photos by Tavis Bohlinger
Last Friday morning at 6:45 am I boarded a train in SE London for a 1.5-hour journey to West London, where there lies a quaint, little town called Twickenham. There, at St Mary’s University, I was to meet a somewhat large gathering of biblical scholars attending the British New Testament Conference (BNTC). [Read more…]
Peter Malik, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Kirchliche Hochschule Wuppertal/Bethel, Germany
A few weeks ago, during the recent global heat wave, I was walking the streets of Helsinki chatting with a good friend when he said something that caused me to forget the sweat dripping down my spine and forehead, soaking my blue dress shirt and stinging my eyes.
“So, Neusner’s essay ends mid-sentence, no full-stop, just a blank half a page. And this was in a volume he edited himself, published by _____!” [Read more…]
For me, what makes a good biblical scholar or theologian is putting all your cards on the table. [Read more…]
What do you think is the most important question you might have if you were about to begin a rigorous MA in biblical studies at Oxford? Would it concern your reading list of primary and secondary sources? Would it be more practical, as in which part of Oxford to live? [Read more…]
by Ryan Lytton
Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them. Proverbs 4:5.
Wisdom and understanding are everywhere available but are nevertheless ostensibly rarely found. A student of the Word must be diligent in their search but there are least two problems in their way. [Read more…]
Call to Papers for “Bonhoeffer’s Contemporary Voice: A Postgraduate Seminar on Dietrich Bonhoeffer” at the University of Aberdeen
The last two weeks brought a number of promising job opportunities to the academic market for biblical studies and theology, from Oslo to Virginia, Michigan to Birmingham. [Read more…]