What I’m Reading Now

Here are the readings that I have started with the New Year in the different categories…
1 Hermeneutics
  • Bruce Longenecker, Rhetoric at the Boundaries: The Art and Theology of New Testament Chain-Link Transitions (2005)
2 Theology
  • Oscar Cullmann, Christ and Time: The Primitive Christian Conception of Time and History (1950)
3 New Testament
  • George Guthrie, The Structure of Hebrews: A Text-Linguistic Analysis (1994)
4 Letter of James
  • Chris Morgan, “The Doctrine of God in the Epistle of James” (ETS paper, 2007)

5 Textual Criticism

  • David Alan Black, ed. Rethinking New Testament Textual Criticism (2002)
6 Greek
  • Devine & Stephens, Discontinuous Syntax: Hyperbaton in Greek (1999)

7 Early Church

  • Kirsopp Lake, trans. 1 Clement (75-110 A.D.)
8 Historical Christianity
  • Sinclair Ferguson, John Owen on the Christian Life (1987)
9 Old Testament
  • James Barr, Old and New in Interpretation: A Study of the Two Testaments (1966)
10 Jewish Backgrounds
  • James VanderKam, An Introduction to Early Judaism (2001)
11 Linguistics
  • William Alston, Illocutionary Acts & Sentence Meaning (2000)
12 Papuan Languages
  • Mark Donahue, “One Phrase Structure” (2000)
13 Discourse Analysis
  • Robert Longacre, Joseph: A Story of Divine Providence. A Text Theoretical and Textlinguistic Analysis of Genesis 37 and 39-48 (2003)
14 Translation Theory
  • Timothy Wilt, ed. Bible Translation: Frames of Reference (2003)
15 Missions
  • John Piper, Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions (1993)
16 Teaching Theory
  • Lingenfelter & Lingenfelter, Teaching Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Learning and Teaching (2003)
17 Marriage & Family
  • Tim & Joy Downs, The Seven Conflicts: Resolving the Most Common Disagreements in Marriage (2003)
18 Men & Accountability
  • Brennan Manning, Ruthless Trust: The Ragamuffin’s Path to God (2000)
19 Book Reviews
  • Larry Hurtado, The Freer Biblical Manuscripts: Fresh Studies of an American Treasure Trove (2006) — reviewed by Hernández

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