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Hebrew Union College Sign Tagged with Swastika

Hebrew Union College Sign Tagged with Swastika

The Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College was tagged by a swastika yesterday. HUC is the first permanent Jewish institution of higher learning and was established in 1875. They now have multiple campuses in New York, Los Angeles, and Jerusalem. As their president notes, “For more than 140 years HUC-JIR has been committed to being the liberal, open and welcoming center of Jewish life and education….

Three of Your Favorite Evangelical Commentaries Are Tainted by Plagiarism

Three of Your Favorite Evangelical Commentaries Are Tainted by Plagiarism

It’s never good news to find out a resource you have used frequently is problematic, whether because of flawed methodology or something more serious, such as plagiarism. We found out this week that one of the best modern commentators, Peter T. O’Brien, has produced three of our favorite Evangelical commentaries with plagiarism interspersed throughout….

Article Published on the Original Reading of James 3:3: “Behold,” or “But if” and Why it Matters?

Article Published on the Original Reading of James 3:3: “Behold,” or “But if” and Why it Matters?

In a recently published article (full PDF linked below), I suggest a different reading in Jas 3.3a from what is found in the critical texts of NA28/UBS4 which read: εἰ δὲ τῶν ἵππων τοὺς χαλινοὺς εἰς τὰ στόματα βάλλομεν εἰς τὸ πείθεσθαι αὐτοὺς ἡμῖν, καὶ ὅλον τὸ σῶμα αὐτῶν μετάγομεν. I suggest that ἴδε instead of εἰ δὲ has both older external evidence and a better argument from internal evidence for its adoption….

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