What does the book of Jonah want readers to think and do? Beyond the history and apologetics involved, many readers are unaware of the important literary cues in Jonah. Sam Bierig, Dean of Spurgeon College at Midwestern Seminary, has been studying, writing, and preaching Jonah and wants Christians to hear the cues and see the book as it is.
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Dispensationalism: It’s not just about the end times; it’s also about exegesis. As Cory Marsh, Associate Professor of New Testament at the College at Southern California Seminary, points out, it’s largely about hermeneutics. In this episode of Tool Talk, Travis chats with Cory about the exegetical commitments of dispensational thought.
Richard Hays’s Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul (1989) was a ground-breaking work in the field of “intertextuality” (or inner-biblical exegesis, or whatever you want to call it) in biblical studies. Most research before had paid attention to explicit citations and quotation formulas, while allusions and “echoes” were given some attention but never in a formal way with sophisticated principles of determining their validity. He did so in this Paul work, and he has now extended this work to…
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“Was Jesus English?” and other questioned asked by those without Scripture.