Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism

In this post, I wish to introduce the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism (JGRChJ) to authors and scholars who may wish to publish their work on any subject related to Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism. I especially wish to invite future, potential authors (as well as interested scholars) to survey and read past articles of the journal […]

Book Announcement: Porter and Ong (eds.), The Origins of John’s Gospel (JOST 2; Brill)

This second volume in the Johannine Studies series by Brill contains various essays regarding the origins of John’s Gospel, including issues of authorship and dating, sources and traditions of John’s Gospel, its structure and composition, the Johannine community, and Johannine anti-Judaism and the Son of Man sayings. Two of the contributors to this blog, Stan and Hughson, […]

Book Announcement: S.E. Porter and A.W. Pitts, Fundamentals of New Testament Textual Criticism

Fundamentals of New Testament Textual Criticism, another book co-authored by a contributor to this blog, Stanley Porter, and by our colleague, Andrew Pitts, has been published by Eerdmans. A major difference of this book from other introductions to textual criticism is that it incorporates some linguistic considerations into this discussion, as well as having chapters […]

Book Announcement: Chris Land, The Integrity of 2 Corinthians

We want to call attention to a recent book published by Sheffield Phoenix by our colleague, Dr. Christopher D. Land, entitled The Integrity of 2 Corinthians and Paul’s Aggravating Absence. He utilizes a form of discourse analysis to argue for the notion that 2 Corinthians is a single text rather than a text that is the result of […]

The Recently-Published Romans Commentary by Stanley E. Porter

The commentary that has arguably been the one of the most long-awaited is finally published and in print by Sheffield Phoenix Press. Our very own contributor to this blog, Stanley Porter, has written one of the most detailed commentaries on the letter to the Romans. He applies his knowledge and expertise in Greek linguistics to […]

New Book: The Multilingual Jesus and the Sociolinguistic World of the NT (Brill, 2015)

This book is my very first monograph that has just been published recently. It is broadly a study of the sociolinguistic contexts of the speech communities of first-century Palestine and, more specifically, a study of the use of the languages of those speech communities and of Jesus. Here are some of the questions I have […]

Thoughts on the Recent Greek Linguistics Book by Stanley Porter

This book (Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament: Studies in Tools, Methods, and Practice [Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015]), by one of our blog contributors, Stanley Porter, came out about a month or so ago, and I have had the privilege of receiving a copy of it. As I am currently working on my […]