Daily Gleanings (29 April 2019)

The content of the Lead to Win podcast is somewhat slanted toward entrepreneurs and other business leaders. But the content is often directly applicable to life in the academy. In that vein, they’ve had two episodes recently with some good advice on the topic of increasing focus and avoiding distraction: 3 Actions to Beat Your […]

Ad fontes @Logos

I’ve previously mentioned Michael Graves’s Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church (Fortress, 2017).  The text is part of a projected 8-volume series. Logos Bible Software now has the first four volumes available for order via their pre-publication program. This includes Michael Graves, ed., Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church’ Maria E. Doerfler and George Kalantzis, eds., Church […]

Hansen on Christian Community and Obedience

In commenting on Phil 2:12 in his recent Pillar series volume, Walter Hansen observes the following about Paul’s description of Christian community and obedience: The church is an eschatological community, a colony of heaven. But in order for the heavenly reality to be a present, earthly experience, believers need to work out the salvation promised […]

Snodgrass on a “Hermeneutics of Identity”

In 2010, Klyne Snodgrass delivered the W. H. Griffith Thomas Memorial Lectureship at Dallas Theological Seminary. In the lectureship, Snodgrass discussed a “hermeneutics of identity” in four parts: Part 1 (February 2, Theory and Theology) Part 2 (February 3, Gospels) Part 3 (February 4, Paul) Part 4 (February 5, Church and Ministry) The whole series […]

Edwards on Faith and Justification

Since Michael Bird’s books are still in transit, cross-checking with Piper’s Future of Justification, 24–25 n. 30 (PDF), that Bird’s post (“Justification – Publications and Conferences”) mentions, here is the relevant Jonathan Edwards quote to accompany the other excellent remarks in Bird’s post: The design of the parable [of the Pharisee and the publican] is […]