Note: I presented this paper at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, in Denver, Colorado.
Category: Biblical Theology
Current Issues in New Testament Studies I was grateful to be invited to speak at the spring PhD colloquium at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The topic for the colloquium was “Current Issues in New Testament Studies.”
Getting Our Theology from the Bible Biblical theology seeks to discern meaning from the biblical authors themselves. This task is often called the “historical task” because the meaning given by the biblical author is thoroughly embedded in a history. Moreover, in Invitation to Biblical Interpretation we say that the task of biblical theology is “to study […]
Place in the Canon We’ve come to the final post in a series in which, after an introduction, I have presented six major themes in Paul’s letters to Timothy and Titus: (1) mission, (2) teaching, (3) salvation and God, Christ, and the Holy Spirit, (4) the church, (5) the Christian life, and (6) the last […]
The Last Days Conventional wisdom in Pastorals scholarship has it that by the time these letters were written (most likely by a follower of Paul after his death, many contend), the hope of an imminent return of Christ had faded. Instead, it is argued, the author has settled for a state of affairs in which […]