Recap of ETS & SBL San Antonio 2016 and a Festschrift

Earlier this month were the annual meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and Society of Biblical Literature, which were held in San Antonio, Texas. The conferences were held near the River Walk, which is one of San Antonio’s most interesting attractions. The River Walk is actually a man-made river, one story below street-level, cutting through […]

The Upcoming ETS, IBR, and SBL Annual Meetings in San Antonio

We are less than a week away from the annual meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature, with the Institute for Biblical Research meeting in between. It is always a highlight of the year for us to attend the meetings, to present papers, to meet with fellow colleagues and friends, […]

A Review of J.M.G. Barclay’s “Paul and the Gift”

John M.G. Barclay of Durham University (UK) recently wrote a book entitled Paul and the Gift (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015), where he presents a study of the concept of grace through the lens of ancient gift-giving conventions. While I was excited to be able to read it, as it has been highly praised in many […]

ETS Regional Meeting: Trinity and Gender

The ETS Regional Conference recently took place here in the Ontario/Quebec region—probably one of the newest Regional meetings of ETS, not to mention the only one in Canada. I’ve been a part of this group since its inception in 2013, and each meeting has been fruitful and enjoyable. The meeting this year was held at […]