Upcoming ETS, IBR, and SBL Annual Meetings in Denver

Next week is our annual ETS, IBR, and SBL conferences, one of our highlights of the year. This year’s conferences are held in the beautiful city of Denver. The following is a list of our papers, including times and locations: ETS – Tue, Nov 13 Stan – “The Language(s) of John’s Gospel and Revelation: What […]

Book Announcement: The Gospel of John in Modern Interpretation (Porter and Fay, eds.)

Following the style of the Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation series (Wipf & Stock), a new series entitled Milestones in New Testament Scholarship has appeared. The first volume, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Ron C. Fay, is The Gospel of John in Modern Interpretation (Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2018). While Pillars focuses on […]

Thoughts on the ETS Ontario/Quebec Regional Meeting

Last weekend, on September 15, I attended and presented a paper at the regional ETS meeting at Heritage Theological Seminary in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. The theme this year was “The Holy Spirit and Revival.” For a small region, there were a total of 20 parallel sessions (in which 11 papers were from McMaster Divinity College […]

45th International Systemic Functional Congress at Boston College

My colleague, Christopher Land, and I presented a paper on “Modeling Negation in Ancient Greek” at the 45th International Systemic Functional Congress hosted by Boston College from 23-27 July 2018. The Boston College site was a beautiful and impressive venue for the congress of about four hundred participants, a much bigger audience than the thirty […]

Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 in Auckland, New Zealand, 27-30 June 2018

I was invited to be a part of a special section of the Sociolinguistics Symposium 22 held at Auckland University in New Zealand, 27-30 June 2018, and to present a sessional paper at the conference attended by about eight or nine hundred participants. The Sociolinguistics Symposium is the largest sociolinguistics conference in the discipline, and […]

Celebrating John W. Rogerson

I was greatly saddened to learn of the death of Professor John W. Rogerson, who died Tuesday morning, September 4, of a heart attack in Sheffield, UK. Professor Rogerson was one of the great Old Testament scholars of his generation, as well as being an exceptional individual, loyal and devout churchman, excellent supervisor, and superb academic […]