I recently posted another one of my papers on Academia.edu: Why does the author of 1 & 2 Samuel break off the account of the taking of Rabbah in 2 Samuel 11:1 to recount David's adultery and murder, only to resume it in 2 Samuel 12:26-31? From this inclusio and other literary features of the … Continue reading The Rhetoric of Repentence
I recently posted another one of my papers on Academia.edu. In this paper, the author looks at Jeremiah 34:17-22 in its literary context to better understand the passage and why the author of Jeremiah has put it in its present place. Particular attention is paid to the maledictory oath in 34:18-19. You can download or … Continue reading I WILL MAKE THEM LIKE THE CALF: An Examination of Jeremiah 34:17-22 in its Literary Context (Academia.edu)
I have made available my translation of Habakkuk, from my upcoming commentary on the book: a pdf is available for download at academia.edu. I pray that this translations serves to further understanding of this wonderful book and edify with its profound message. https://www.academia.edu/27874382/A_Translation_of_the_Book_of_Habakkuk
I have not posted anything in a while, and with all my work recently being focused on my Habakkuk commentary, I thought I would share some of its fruits; this is an early draft of what will be the preface: First things first, it is pronounced Ha-bak-kuk. With that out of the way, we … Continue reading Preface to My Upcoming Habakkuk Commentary
What do you do when two different exegetical outlines of the same text seem equally valid?
In this paper, it is argued that Paul teaches imputed righteousness in Romans and that this doctrine has its roots in the Biblical storyline invoked by Paul in the introduction of the letter. Genesis 15:6 is discussed as the primary Old Testament text that anticipates imputation, but Habakkuk 2:4 is referenced as an essential step … Continue reading Towards a Biblical Theology of Imputation: a Consideration of an Old Testament Root for Christ’s Imputed Righteousness in Romans