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Reflections on Ministry and Living a Life Worthy of the Gospel— a Commencement Address


(Dr. Leslie Andrews has just retired as the Provost of Asbury Seminary, and gave this fine address at our winter commencement last month).COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS LIVE A LIFE WORTHY OF GOD! ASBURY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY DECEMBER 7, 2012 LESLIE A. ANDREWSPresident Tennent and members of the Administration, esteemed and cherished faculty colleagues, faithful staff members, welcome guests, and honored graduates—what a day! Congratulations! Years of study, hard work, much prayer, and g … [Read more...]

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The Jewish Annotated New Testament– a Review


by larryhurtadoBack from the Chicago annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature: Running into numerous friends and colleagues, browsing what is certainly the largest book display on religions/theology on the planet, more sessions on more topics than anyone could possible handle, and more.My own small contribution this year was to take part in a panel-review session devoted to a new and important volume: The Jewish Annotated New Testament, eds. A.-J. Levine and Marc Brettler … [Read more...]

Hurtado on the Worship of Jesus— Revisited


Early Jesus-Devotion: Critical Engagement by larryhurtadoIn a recent comment, Sean Garrigan suggested that I provide pointers to some of the critical engagements that have been offered to my work on early Jesus-devotion, particularly in my book, Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity (Eerdmans, 2003). I'm thinking of preparing a fuller discussion for another occasion, so here I'll simply give the bibliographical information on critiques and any responses from … [Read more...]