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NIV 2011 and James 3:1

Friday, November 5th, 2010

So, I’ve not really followed very closely the whole controversy/hubbub about the NIV 2011. It has something to do with dissatisfaction with the TNIV*, but I won’t get into that.  In my humble opinion, they should just call this next revision “Tomorrow’s NIV”. . .  JK. Folks are calling it the NIV 2011, among other [...]

help with an article?

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

William R. Baker (of Cincinnati Christian University) recently published an article in the Tyndale Bulletin titled “Searching for the Holy Spirit in the Epistle of James: Is ‘Wisdom’ Equivalent?” (TynBul 59.2 [November 2008]). I believe that this is a revision of a paper that Dr. Baker presented at ETS (available at Reclaiming the Mind).
Baker’s article [...]

Job in James 5

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Patrick Woods of “So Much For Straw” has been blogging on James’ use of Old Testament figures as “verbal icons” [here]. His most recent post focuses upon James’ reference to Job’s patience/endurance (Jas 5:11) [here]. His posts reminded me of some of my own thoughts on this passage, so I figured I’d write a note [...]

Lord willin’ - Kamell on James 4

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Mariam Kamell continues the series on the Epistle of James at Zondervan’s Koinonia blog. This time she writes a post titled “James 4 - Insights on Business Under God“.

brothers and sisters in James 3

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Craig Blomberg continues the series on the Epistle of James at Zondervan’s Koinonia blog. This post covers the translation of adelphoi in James 3:1 as “brothers and sisters.”
James 3—Brothers and Sisters as Teachers? Commentary and Discussion with Craig Blomberg

Mariam Kamell on the Epistle of Straw

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Mariam Kamell (of the Greek Geek’s Daily Bletherings) has a blog post at Koinonia on James 2. Both Kamell & Craig Blomberg will be blogging through the Epistle of James over the next few weeks in anticipation of their forthcoming commentary on James in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series.

Kamell & Blomberg on James

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

The Zondervan blog, Koinonia has just announced the release of Craig Blomberg & Mariam Kamell’s new commentary on James in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. The series looks like it will have some helpful features that emphasize the structure of the book and the setting of each passage within that structure. Kevin [...]

My Thesis: Pray for Reign: The Eschatological Elijah in James 5:17-18

Monday, August 6th, 2007

I just realized that I have not posted a link to my thesis on James 5:17-18.

Elijah was a man just like us. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth [...]