Personal Study Schedule: Academic Languages, Early Christian Literature, and Study Habits

After talking with close friends, academic mentors, and other scholars in the field, I attempted to compile a quasi-“best practices” to undergird my Early Christian discipline and language acquisition. Some of what follows is a result of these conversations. Continue reading

Martin Hengel on a Young Discipline in Crisis: An Appraisal for the New Testament and Early Christian Discipline

The following is a summary and personal reflection on Martin Hengel, “A Young Theological Discipline in Crisis,” in Earliest Christian History: History, Literature, and Theology, Essays from the Tyndal Fellowship in Honor of Martin Hengel, WUNT, ed. Michael F. Bird and Jason … Continue reading

James H. Charlesworth on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha

James Charlesworth offers four important reasons for the study of the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. This is a corpus of essential Jewish literature for the history and thought of Jewish life from 200 BC – AD 200. “First, there is the very abundance … Continue reading