From time to time I try and relate some of the scholarly conversation in Old Testament studies to a wider audience here on the blog. Paul S. Evans recently wrote an article for JBL titled, “Creating a New ‘Great Divide’: The Exoticization of Ancient Culture in Some Recent Applications of Orality Studies to the Bible.”… Read More

Who Needs Theology is a book written by Stanley Grenz and Roger E. Olson. It was written when I was in high-school in the late 90s, but I found it at a bargain book store and saw the authors and had to have it. These two guys know their stuff.     Summary of Who… Read More

hebrew resources

My favorite Hebrew resources are items that I use frequently. These may not be the items that I would use if writing a professional paper. Instead they are the actual things that I use. Anyway, here we go. 1. This is my favorite Hebrew resource. I use this one daily for my Bible reading. I… Read More

master greek

I want to talk about a great to help you master Greek called This is not another carbon copy Greek tool for memorizing vocabulary. This is something completely different that will work alongside those apps to help you master Greek. What is Master Greek? A friend of mine has a site called that… Read More

Reading Historical Books

Reading the part of the Bible called the Historical Books can often seem like a strange task. This book is an attempt to help students and serious lay-persons understand how to get the most out of these books in Scripture. Suppositions of Reading the Historical Books Here is an excerpt from a review that I… Read More

I love Bible Study apps. I love when new versions come out, or when entirely new apps come out. I just enjoy trying out new approaches to Bible study. I find that it keeps my mind fresh when I study the Bible. But, most people just want a single app that they can use quickly and easily… Read More