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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.

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This just in....

My paper proposal for the annual meeting of the Institute for Biblical Research was accepted! Now to find time to write it. 😃 Dear Jim, Congratulations, your paper, “The Linguistics of Social Identity (Re-)Formation", was accepted for the 2018 IB...

Arrived today...

I have some reading to do (as if I never have reading to do)… Matthew W. Bates, Salvation by Allegiance Alone: Rethinking Faith, Works, and the Gospel of Jesus the King (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2017).E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O'Brien, Misre...

David deSilva on Revelation

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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...

A good article from Relevant Magazine

Ethan Renoe, "The Tragedy of Dumbing Down Christianity," Relevant (Dec 22, 2017).

Christmas Reading

Some light reading over Christmas and New Years break...For those of you who may be planning to take my Seminar in Pauline Epistles course next time it's offered, this might be a good reading list for you, too.

Bruce Malina passes away

Biblical scholar Dr. Bruce J. Malina passed from this life on Aug 17, 2017. Click here for obituary.