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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.

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.

First aid for Grumpinitis

A shout out to the Brazles in Antwerp, Belgium, who know my daily struggle with "Grumpinitis" and "Grognonite"!! Thankfully, they know the proper treatment, and they cared enough to send some back with Syd!!

A very nice review

Here is a recent review of The Language and Literature of the New Testament: Essays in Honor of Stanley E. Porter's 60th Birthday, to which I contributed a chapter. If the PDF is not displayed below, click here to open it in a new tab/window. Show...

My coffee got cold, so I took it outside for 12 seconds and...

@emilyrsutton Edmond WELLINGTON PARK106° FEELS LIKE 114° pic.twitter.com/KiIdXG6KWX— Dr. James D. Dvorak (@DrJimDPhD) July 20, 2017

Minnesota Vacation (May 2017)

We had a great time on our vacation to Iowa and Minnesota. Here are a few photos and videos. Our Cabin in the Woods near Outing, MN Gooseberry Falls, MN (North of Duluth) Show video player Loading...Show video player Loading...Show video play...

Two new articles published in Dialogismos

Published today were: Gary Yamasaki, "Perspective Criticism: An Emerging Methodology for Analyzing Biblical Narrative" (Dialogismos 1 [2017]), 34–55.Chris Rosser, "God of the Exodus: Light from Botticelli’s Venus and Mars" (Dialogismos 1 [2017]), ...