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Take a Class with N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright is one of the most—if not the most—well-known New Testament scholars alive today. His writings on justification have spurred much debate, and he’s been named by Christianity Today as one of the top theologians of our time. Formerly the...

New Books for the New School Year

The new school year is quickly approaching, and here are three highlights from Lexham Press. Biblical Greek Made Simple Diligent study of God’s Word involves engaging with it in the language it was written. Learning Greek can be a challenging...

Is Job Focused on the Nature of Suffering?

In the Job volume of the NIV Application Commentary, John Walton (professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College) suggests that the book of Job isn’t focused just on the nature of suffering, the way we’ve always thought. Rather, it’s all about the...

Teaching the Word in the Spirit

I read a book called Out of Context by Richard Schultz last semester for a seminary class. The author goes through common exegetical and interpretive mistakes in teaching the Bible, including those that famous preachers or authors have made, and...

A New Kind of Biblical Scholar

Last week we put a new book on Pre-Pub entitled Let Go and Let God? by Andy Naselli. From one perspective, it’s just another quality Christian book that we’re offering at a discount to everyone who pre-orders it. You, the community, get to vote on...

What About the Early Church?

One of the areas of study that I’m most interested in, personally, is how the early church developed. That is, from the time of the apostles through around 300 AD, what happened? Who did what? And how did it affect the growth and development...

Remembering Athanasius

Yesterday, May 2, marked the death of one of the great Church Fathers, Athanasius, in 373. For those who aren’t familiar with the Church Fathers, I pulled this excerpt from The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church regarding...

Why You Should Read the Puritans

The Puritans are remembered for their great preaching, deep theological reflection, and meticulous exposition of Scripture. They defended and defined the Reformed faith in the decades following the Reformation, and usually found themselves at the...

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