California Baptist University at ETS, AAR, & SBL

Professors and colleagues from California Baptist University have a number of paper presentations at this years annual conferences. We have a good breadth of disciplines represented: Church History, New Testament, Philosophy, and Systematic Theology. The following will be represented at … 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

Important Submission Dates and Conference Information

With the National academic conference(s) coming near the end of November, this means that the regional submission deadlines are slowly creeping upon us. I am geographically located in KY and here are the following National and Regional deadlines pertinent to … Continue reading

Regional ETS Paper Abstract

Next month, Beeson Divinity School is hosting the ETS Southeast Meeting. I’m looking forward to this conference for two reasons. First, Daniel Treier is speaking on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture. Second, my paper was recently accepted.

Here is more information: Register here

“The Theological
Interpretation of Scripture”

Daniel Treier, Plenary Speaker
March 21-22, 2014

Beeson Divinity School, Samford University
Birmingham, Alabama

Steven Runge (Discourse Grammar of the Greek NT; blog) was very formidable in the shaping of this paper. Greek syntax and linguistic theory is of great interest to me (ultimately, not enough to pursue PhD studies). His model has satisfied the majority of my questions surrounding the Historical Present. So, I decided to provide a brief history of research surrounding the Historical Present and use John 13 as a test case for Levinsohn/Runge’s model.

Here is my abstract:

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