Quote of the Day

Right now I'm doing some research on the nature of wisdom in Solomon's judgment over the case of the two women claiming the same baby. I came across this great quote from Richard Briggs: Complaints against the supposition that this is a paradigm of wise judgment have come thick and fast from various quarters, including the rabbis, … Continue reading Quote of the Day

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Book Notice: Hearing the Old Testament: Listening for God’s Address

A book to keep your eye on if you are interested in theological interpretation is Hearing the Old Testament: Listening for God's Address (Eerdmans) edited by Craig G. Bartholomew and David J.H. Beldman. In the Preface Bartholomew and Beldman lament that the Old Testament is for the most part unknown by the majority Christians and that there are … Continue reading Book Notice: Hearing the Old Testament: Listening for God’s Address

Paul House and the Theme of the Prophets

I have been a fan of Paul House's (Professor of Old Testament, Beeson Divinity School) work ever since I first picked up and read his OT Theology book. Although sometimes a bit rigid, I appreciate the way he works through a single book of the OT on its own right, but thoughtful in the way … Continue reading Paul House and the Theme of the Prophets