The present study is a slightly revised version of the author’s doctoral dissertation, completed at the University of Aberdeen under the supervision of I. Howard Marshall. The review will provide a reasonably detailed summary of the contents of each chapter and then analyze the significance of Lee’s work for scholarship on the subject.
This important volume gathers essays originally presented by the members of the “Johannine Writings Seminar” of the prestigious Society of New Testament Studies (SNTS) between 1999 and 2003 on various topics related to the overall theme “Theology and Christology in the Fourth Gospel.” Somewhat oddly, the articles are featured alphabetically according to the authors’ last… Read More
This article addresses recent trends in New Testament Scholarship in an effort to provide an orientation of where we currently are, and in my opinion should be headed, in New Testament studies in the next few years.
The frequent use of comparatives in Hebrews reflects the writer‘s purpose. Most commentators agree that Hebrews represents a comparison between the systems of the old covenant and Christianity. In the following analysis of comparative adjectives and adverbs in Hebrews,6 it will become apparent that the writer of the Epistle to the Hebrews uses this grammatical… Read More
Who is the “Israel of God” in Gal. 6:16? Entire theological systems divide over the interpretation of this passage, which has an important bearing on the question of the relationship between Israel and the church. Yet, rather than being viewed through a pre-existing systematic-theological grid, Paul’s puzzling reference to the “Israel of God” in Gal…. Read More