Scholars in Press: An Interview with Chip Hardy

Scholars in Press: An Interview with Chip Hardy

The following interview is part of an ongoing series titled Scholars in Press, which aims to showcase a particular variety of scholars who contribute to biblical studies through their linguistic skills. Find out more about this series and a list of past contributors, here. Ph.D. (Northwest Semitic Philology), University of Chicago M.A. (Northwest Semitic Philology), University … Continue reading

A tidy series of topic shifts: Colossians 1:16–18

A tidy series of topic shifts: Colossians 1:16–18

I’m reading through Colossians at the moment and came across a beautiful series of topic changes in 1:16–18, part of what is traditionally referred to as the Christ Hymn. Here’s a screen shot from the Lexham Discourse Greek New Testament, a resource in Logos that’s got a number of various discourse features annotated for you. … Continue reading

Scholars in Press: Hiatus

Scholars in Press: Hiatus

I hope you’ve been enjoying the Scholars in Press interview series. If you haven’t had a chance to check them out, you can see a full listing of who’s been interviewed here, as well as a brief intro on the aim of the series. For the next month we’ll be taking a break from the regular … Continue reading

Scholars in Press: An interview with Josh Westbury

Scholars in Press: An interview with Josh Westbury

The following interview is part of an ongoing series titled Scholars in Press, which aims to showcase a particular variety of scholars who contribute to biblical studies through their linguistic skills. BA in Theology and Biblical Languages from Houston Baptist University MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary MA in Biblical Languages from the University of Stellenbosch PhD in … Continue reading

Scholars in Press: An Interview with Jimmy Parks

Scholars in Press: An Interview with Jimmy Parks

The following interview is part of an ongoing series titled Scholars in Press, which aims to showcase a particular variety of scholars who contribute to biblical studies through their linguistic skills. Name: Jimmy Parks Education: MA in Biblical Languages from Houston Baptist University Favorite activity: Since moving to Bellingham WA, my favorite thing to do is … Continue reading

Scholars in Press: An interview with Alex Andrason

Scholars in Press: An interview with Alex Andrason

The following interview is part of an ongoing series titled Scholars in Press, which aims to showcase a particular variety of scholars who contribute to biblical studies through their linguistic skills. This particular interview is with the brightest linguist I know. He would never tell you, but I’ve seen his CV, and he’s fluent in 9 … Continue reading

Insightful words from Porter on Discourse Analysis

Insightful words from Porter on Discourse Analysis

Posted by Kris with a K The following are not my words, they’re Porter’s (despite the lack of a quote-box, and hence the indentation). It’s a chunk of text taken from Discourse Analysis and Other Topics in Biblical Greek (1995:22-24), a volume he and D.A. Carson co-edited. I’ve almost finished reading both pieces by Porter in part … Continue reading

Scholars in Press: An interview with Bob Bascom

Scholars in Press: An interview with Bob Bascom

The following interview is part of an ongoing series titled Scholars in Press, which aims to showcase a particular variety of scholars who contribute to biblical studies through their linguistic skills. Robert Bascom • Post-graduate study (1 year) – UCLA, 1991 (Linguistics-visiting scholar) • Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University, 1986 (Religion/Biblical Studies). Dissertation: Prolegomena to the Study of the … Continue reading

The Language Myth: A critical-review by David Adger

The Language Myth: A critical-review by David Adger

Posted by Kris with a K Lingua just published a critical-review by David Adger of Vyvyan Evans’ new popular-level book The Language Myth as well as an article Evans published on Aeaon. I actually just finished the book yesterday; so his review is quite timely on my end. I had been talking with several others about doing an interview with Evans in … Continue reading

Scholars in Press: An interview with James Tucker

Scholars in Press: An interview with James Tucker

Name: James Tucker Education: I received a BA in Greek from Multnomah University, and a MA in Biblical Studies from Trinity Western University. While I was at TWU, I participated in the Septuaginta Summer Course at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. Currently, I am working on a Ph.D. at the University of Toronto. This summer I will be in Israel … Continue reading