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

New Journal: Journal of Early Christian Studies 23, no. 4 (Winter 2015)

I recently received the newest release of the Journal of Early Christian Studies 23, no 4 (Winter 2015): 501–644. This journal is housed under the auspice of the North American Patristics Society. For a journal and subscription information, see here. … Continue reading

Review of: N.T. Wright, The Paul Debate: Critical Questions for Understanding the Apostle

N.T. Wright. The Paul Debate: Critical Questions for Understanding the Apostle. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015. Pp. xi + 110. ISBN: 978-1-4813-0417-7. $34.95 [Hardback]. Reviewed by: Shawn J. Wilhite. In the past year and a half, many have read, … Continue reading

New Book Series: The Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader

I vividly remember sitting in my friend’s and, at the time, my pastor’s house three years ago. He has this grungy wing-back chair that I would find myself in each time I spent time at his house. Next to this is … Continue reading

Nine Reasons Southern Seminary PhD Students Should Attend the 1892 Club

Each semester, Wednesday—in particular—stands above the rest. By that, I mean, my week anticipates and builds towards Wednesday. At Southern Seminary, PhD students gather together around a common vision and a common place for at least four hours. The 1892 Club is … Continue reading