A Brief History of Psalms Studies
The purpose of this article is to evaluate the extent to which the The New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures’ (NWT) rendering of selected Christologically significant texts is consistent with its own philosophy of translation. To test the NWT’s consistency with its own philosophy of translation, the authors selected nine Christologically significant texts,
An Examination of the Consistency of the New World Translation
The purpose of this article is to evaluate the extent to which the The New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures’ (NWT) rendering of selected Christologically significant texts is consistent with its own philosophy of translation. To test the NWT’s consistency with its own philosophy of translation, the authors selected nine Christologically significant texts.
A Review and an Evaluation of Diverse Christological Opinions
The writer, himself an American Evangelical, intends to discuss, in three articles, areas in which American Evangelicals disagree about how God the Son relates to God the Father and the meaning and effects of the true humanity and the true deity in Christ. Each position will be defined and exemplified. The rationale offered by proponents of each major position is provided. Evaluations are made.
A Review of Rhonda Byrne, The Secret
Since The Secret debuted in 2006—and was given widespread exposure on the Oprah Winfrey show—its sales have exceeded the four-million mark. Celebrities from all genres are endorsing it. At the writing of this review, it is even reported to have outsold the latest Harry Potter book by JK Rowling’s.
Liberty of Conscience and the Doctrine of Scripture
This essay examines two questions. First, what is the nature of the Baptist principle “liberty of conscience” or “religious liberty,” and how is the principle meant to be understood in the context of the church’s ongoing mandate to “defend the faith”? Second, how, if at all, has the principle of liberty of conscience impacted on the doctrine of Scripture in the BUSA? Based on the authors’ examination of the data, they conclude that formulating a doctrine of the inspiration of Scripture to defend relevantly the authority of the same, does not threaten liberty of conscience.
Review of Paul Anderson, The Fourth Gospel and the Quest for Jesus
Paul Anderson is Professor of Biblical and Quaker Studies at the George Fox University, USA. As co-chair of the ‘John, Jesus, and History’ group of the Society of Biblical Literature meetings, he has been involved in the efforts to correct the increasing marginalization of the Gospel of John in scholarly discussions on the life and ministry of the ‘historical’ Jesus.
Review of Van der Watt, An Introduction to the Johannine Gospel and Letters
Prof J G van der Watt of the New Testament Department of the University of Pretoria begins his introduction by describing the Gospel of John as “straightforward to understand only to surprise the reader with its depth and finesse of expression and ideas” (p. 1).
The Biblical Concept of Truth in the Fourth Gospel
This journal article examines the biblical concept of truth in the Fourth Gospel. The essay provides a synopsis of the lexical data regarding the concept of truth. This is followed by an examination of the various places in the Gospel of John where the Greek noun altheia (which is rendered “truth”) occurs.