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 […]

Book Announcement: Porter, The Apostle Paul

Stanley Porter has recently published another book, The Apostle Paul: His Life, Thought, and Letters (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016). As an overview of the major issues on this significant figure, the book divides into two major sections. The first addresses several important aspects of Paul, including who he was, his chronology, his thought and theology, Pauline […]

Book Announcement: Porter, When Paul Met Jesus

One of the contributors to this blog, our most prolific author, Stanley Porter, has another book published called When Paul Met Jesus: How an Idea Got Lost in History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016). Porter revives a theory set forth earlier by William Ramsay, Johannes Weiss, and James Hope Moulton, that Paul had seen Jesus […]

Book Announcement: Porter, Sacred Tradition in the New Testament

One of our bloggers, Stanley E. Porter, has recently come out with a new book published by Baker Academic called Sacred Tradition in the New Testament: Tracing Old Testament Themes in the Gospels and Epistles. It is not your standard OT in the NT treatment but examines rigorously the methodology behind the subject of the […]

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 […]