Daily Gleanings: Craig Keener Lectures (28 May 2019)

Craig Keener gave two of the plenary lectures at this year’s Stone-Campbell Journal Conference. The first lecture addressed Acts and especially the rhetoric involved in Paul’s speeches as reported there. The introduction and lecture begin around the 10:40 mark. The second lecture addressed Romans. The introduction and lecture begin around the 12:00 mark. Special kudos […]

Daily Gleanings: SCJ Plenaries (15 April 2019)

On 5–6 April, I attended the annual Stone-Campbell Journal Conference. One of the most fascinating papers was that by David Fiensy. The paper was rather innocuously titled “Interpreting Acts: The Value of Archaeology.” But David delivered a fascinating, eye-opening discussion of disease in the ancient Mediterranean. David’s primary evidence is archaeologically preserved in bones and […]

ECM for Acts Online

At the 2017 SBL, Holger Strutwolf made the Editio Critica Maior data for Acts freely available online. According to Peter Gurry’s report: There are features in the interface for commenting on the variant unit and a link that will take you to the local stemma and coherence modules for said variant unit. There is also an […]

Dawson on Acts and Jubilees

In the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, Zachary Dawson discusses “The Books of Acts and Jubilees in Dialogue: A Literary-Intertextual Analysis of the Noahide Laws in Acts 15 and 21.” As Dawson summarizes, This study has … identified two main elements of the theme that is symbolically articulated by the Noahide laws. First, the purpose […]

TC 21

The newest volume of TC has been released, containing eight book reviews and the following articles: Gregory R. Lanier, “A Case for the Assimilation of Matthew 21:44 to the Lukan “Crushing Stone” (20:18), with Special Reference to 104” Aron Pinker, “A New Attempt to Interpret Job 30:24” Georg Gäbel, The Import of the Versions for […]