The New Testament doctrine of election

I was fresh out of university when the editors of the Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary asked me to write the article on election. My starting point is exegesis of texts, not systematic theology. You can read the original article in volume 2:441–444; the following is slightly paraphrased. The nature of this article is a panoramic... Continue Reading →

How does one choose a Bible commentary?

"When you're deciding which commentary to add to your library, what are the most important things to consider?" So asked Logos Bible Software on Facebook? To summarize my response: 1. Careful attention to the text, not an "agenda" (I see too many famous "exegetes" who merely reiterate what they already "know to be true"). I'm... Continue Reading →

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