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The New Edition of Nestle-Aland Greek NT


Nestle-Aland 28 Has Appeared by larryhurtadoLast Friday I gratefully received a copy of the 28th edition of the Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum Graecae. For the moment, other pressing duties (including writing a slew of reference letters for former PhD students) prevent me from much more than a quick persusal of the Introduction. But anytime there is a new Nestle-Aland, it's news for NT scholars (and especially textual-critic geeks such me). So, for now, a brief notice of some of the … [Read more...]

Lady Liberty Dodges Sandy


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Blessing of the Day— the Westminster Choir sings “O Love that Will not Let me Go’ … [Read more...]

A New Review of a Week in the Life of Corinth


Here is the link to a new review of my A Week in the Life of Corinth--- review includes the kudo--- "this is the best in historical fiction" … [Read more...]

The Rest of Life…. a Book for You!


“A Kingdom Perspective on Sabbath, Play, Sex — and the Rest of Life” by Ben Witherington IIIBen Witherington III is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and a member of the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland.In this post, he introduces us to the newest (and final) book in his “Kingdom perspectives” series — The Rest of Life.* * *I have now written a series of books that I call “Kingdom perspective books.” Th … [Read more...]

What’s All the Racket?— The Racketeer


I've read a lot of John Grisham novels. In fact, I think I've read them all. Some are whimsical, some are deadly serious, some are somewhat in between. The Racketeer (352 fast turning pages/!3 bucks on Kindle) is one of the best, and it is somewhat reminiscent of a classic Redford and Newman movie--- the Sting. The premise, at first seems simple enough, lawyer in jail for crime he did not commit devises a scheme to get out Scot free. But in fact this story has more twists and turns than Route … [Read more...]