But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Eduard Verhoef suggests that the church numbered around 33 in the AD 60s. He arrives at this number by noting that, “All in all we can list 11 people who had chosen to go the way indicated by Paul: Lydia, the goaler [sic, jailer], two bishops, two deacons, Epaphroditus, Eudia, Syntyche, the...

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Monday, 24 July 2017 01:17

New Open Access Journal: Text and Archaeology

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There is a new open access journal entitled Archaeology and Text, edited by Itzik Shai and David Small. You can access the first volume hereHT: Aren Maier

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Sunday, 23 July 2017 13:15

Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature

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The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below but unfortunately you must be a SBL member.Michael F. Bird The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesushttp://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=9962 Revi...

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 13:16

Canonization as a Card Game

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Apparently, there is now a card game related to the biblical canon. You can read about it here.

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017 14:18

The Idea of Missions in the Old Testament

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"J. H. Bavink once observed that “at first sight the Old Testament appears to offer little basis for the idea of missions,” adding that “that entire pagan world is portrayed more as a constant threat and temptation to Israel than as an area in which God will reveal his...

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Monday, 17 July 2017 10:33

Repetition in Genesis

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Sam Bray notes here the importance of noting and translating repetitions in the Bible, notably in this case Genesis.

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Saturday, 15 July 2017 12:41

Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature

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The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below but unfortunately you must be a SBL member.Barbara Aland, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini, and Bruce Metzger, eds.The Greek New Testament with Dictionaryhttp://www....

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