Book Announcement: Porter, Land, Pang (eds.), “Linguistics and the Bible”

Finally, proceedings from the 2016 Bingham Colloquium, with the theme of “Linguistics and the Bible: Retrospects and Prospects,” has been published: Stanley E. Porter, Christopher D. Land, and Francis G.H. Pang (eds.), Linguistics and the Bible: Retrospects and Prospects (McMaster New Testament Studies Series 9; Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2019). This book contains a collection of essays […]

Bethlehem and Holy Places: What Makes a Space Sacred?

(A Sermon Delivered at the McMaster Divinity College Chapel on 10 December 2018) Today is the last chapel of the term at McMaster Divinity College, where this year we have been focusing on the theme of “holy places.” Throughout the term, we’ve had our speakers focus on various aspects of holy places, especially on various […]

The Bingham Colloquium on Linguistics and the Bible at McMaster Divinity College

Earlier this summer, McMaster Divinity College hosted its annual Bingham Colloquium, this year with the theme of Linguistics and the Bible: Retrospect and Prospects (last year’s summary on the theme of the gospel was reported by Hughson). The three major sub-topics were Linguistics, Translation, and Exegesis. As usual, several guests were invited to present papers […]

Is the Gospel Good News? The 2015 Bingham Colloquium

I recently (June 4–5) attended the 2015 Bingham Colloquium at McMaster Divinity College (MDC), Hamilton, ON, Canada. MDC has (usually) annually sponsored the Bingham colloquium since 1995, held in honour of a prominent Baptist pastor and gathering biblical scholars and theologians from around the world to present their individual perspective on a selected topic. The […]