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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Assoc. Dean for Teaching and Learning at Oklahoma Christian University and Professor of Greek and New Testament in OC's College of Biblical Studies.

Look what arrived today!

I wrote an article for each of the two volumes in this set. A while back I had received my gratis copy of volume 1; today, I received my gratis copy of volume 2!

Dialogismos: a new eJournal from OC GST

Oklahoma Christian University's Graduate School of Theology has launched a new fully refereed, online, open-access academic eJournal called Dialogismos. Dialogismos (Greek Διαλογισμός) is a term that refers generally to the content or result of th...

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everyone! 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And everyone went to their own...

10 things I wish students would understand about exegesis - #8

#8 Lexicons are limited in their usefulness διακρίνω in BDAG - click for larger viewLexicons (i.e., dictionaries) are an indispensable tool in exegesis. Even seasoned scholars reach for their LN, LSJ, or BDAG, even if only occasionally. But young ...

Conference Season is Here

On Friday of this week (11/18), I will be traveling to San Antonio for the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). This year, I have the good fortune and pleasure of my wife traveling with me. My parents are coming early for Th...

Look what popped up today

Google Scholar alerted me of this today (if you're not seeing an embedded item below, click here):

For those interested in Linguistics

For those of you who are interested in the linguistics of biblical languages or just Linguistics as a discipline of study, do yourselves a favor and get, if you can, Halliday's book, Explorations in the Functions of Language. If you can't find it ...