The 2003 JETS speaks to the importance of reflecting on the legacy we leave. In life in general, including the ministry of scholarship, how will we be remembered. The purpose of this not to promote self-centered examination, but to evaluate whether we are investing our time and energy in meaningful scholarship that glorifies God.
“Marriage and Family in the New Testament,” in Marriage and Family in the Biblical World (ed. Ken Campbell; Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 2003), 240-84. The following survey will take its point of departure from the biblical creation account. The first topic of discussion is that of homo- versus heterosexuality. This is followed by treatments of the… Read More
“Translating Johns Gospel: Opportunities and Challenges,” in The Challenge of Bible Translation. In Honor of Ronald Youngblood (ed. Glen G. Scorgie, Mark L. Strauss, and Steven Voth; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003), 347-64. New translations continue to proliferate at an astonishing pace, and there is a growing need for translators to develop both linguistic and exegetical… Read More
In the last few years, several major commentaries and monographs on the Pastoral Epistles have been published. It seems appropriate to ask what light these recent works have shed on the study of this group of writings. Owing to space limitations we will limit our discussion to several of the major hermeneutical and exegetical challenges… Read More
With a reach that covers the entire globe, the Bible is the best-selling, most earnestly studied book of all time. It has been translated into well over 1,000 languages, from those of global reach such as English, French, and Arabic, to a myriad of isolated tribal tongues. Yet while most readers of the English Bible… Read More