Jordan Peterson, Cambridge, and the State of Higher Ed Today

Jordan Peterson recently was invited, then disinvited, to hold a visiting fellowship in Cambridge University’s Faculty of Divinity. If you don’t know who Jordan Peterson is (what rock have you been hiding under lately?), he’s a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, author, speaker, and a controversial figure due to his ostensibly right-wing views. […]

The Recent Meeting of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society (SBL Regional)

I have been an active member of EGLBS, the regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in my area, since 2013 and, with the exception of 2018, have attended and presented at every annual meeting. I really appreciate the people who have been involved in this meeting and have built some great relationships there. […]

Ellis Lectures at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

I had the privilege of delivering the Ellis Lectures at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, on 28 February and 1 March, 2019. These lectures, endowed by the late New Testament scholar Earle Ellis, whom I had the opportunity to meet for the first time when I was a student at Trinity Evangelical […]

The Latest Issue of BAGL

One of the few journals in biblical studies that focuses on Greek linguistics is Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics (another one is Filología Neotestamentaria). The recent issue of BAGL 7 (2018) contains a wide range of articles on Greek linguistics from various linguistics approaches. The volume is a hefty 241 pp. including indexes. The contents […]

Book Announcement: Porter and Studebaker (eds.), “Evangelical Theological Method: Five Views”

I want to highlight a recent book surveying five major views on theological method, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Steven M. Studebaker, Evangelical Theological Method: Five Views (Spectrum Multiview Books; Downers Grove. IL: InterVarsity, 2018). The overall purpose of the book is to note that methodology is extremely crucial to the task of theology […]