Aune on enthymemes in New Testament scholarship

In a helpful 2003 essay, David Aune discusses “the use and abuse of the enthymeme in New Testament scholarship” (New Testament Studies 49, no. 3, 299–320). According to the article’s abstract, Though the enthymeme is usually defined as a truncated syllogism, that definition does not go back to Aristotle. By the first century CE there […]

Baird, History of New Testament Research

With last year’s release of the third volume, From C. H. Dodd to Hans Dieter Betz, William Baird brought his helpful series on the recent history of New Testament Studies to a close. Cliff Kvidahl has an informative review that, despite some criticisms, rightly praises Baird’s work as “informative while remaining entertaining. [Baird] brings the reader through the life […]

New Testament Studies 59, no. 4

The latest issue of New Testament Studies includes: Helen K. Bond, “Dating the Death of Jesus: Memory and the Religious Imagination” John K. Goodrich, “Sold under Sin: Echoes of Exile in Romans 7.14–25” Timothy A. Brookins, “The (In)frequency of the Name ‘Erastus’ in Antiquity: A Literary, Papyrological, and Epigraphical Catalog” Daniel Frayer-Griggs, “Neither Proof Text […]

Upcoming Logos Resources

Recently, a number of noteworthy works have come into Logos Bible Software’s prepublication and community pricing programs. On the prepublication program are collections about biblical backgrounds (9 vols.; T. & T. Clark), the Prophets (16 vols.; T. & T. Clark), the Writings (5 vols.; T. & T. Clark), Old Testament literature and linguistics (7 vols.; T. & T. Clark), Hebrew Bible (7 vols.; T. & T. […]

New Testament Studies 59, no. 3

The latest issue of New Testament Studies includes: Joel Marcus, “Passover and Last Supper Revisited” Klaus B. Haacker, “Der Geist und das Reich im Lukanischen Werk: Konkurrenz oder Konvergenz zwischen Pneumatologie und Eschatologie?” Anthony Le Donne, “The Improper Temple Offering of Ananias and Sapphira” Richard Last, “The Election of Officers in the Corinthian Christ-Group” Joel […]