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Human Flourishing

Jonathan Pennington, associate professor of New Testament interpretation and director of research doctoral studies at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses features of his new book, The Sermon on the Mount and Human Flourishing: a Theological Commentary (Baker, 2017).  In particular he argues that the beatitudes (ch. 5) are all about human flourishing. “Flourishing are the poor in spirit . . . “ (Matthew 5.3).pennington-jonathan

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A Tale of Two Translations

Dr. Seth Ehorn, Visiting Assistant Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, discusses differences between translations of Philippians 2:4. Are we to set aside our own interests as we look to the interests of others? Or, should we consider our own interests as well as the interests of others?Seth Ehorn

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Cultural Translation

Dr. Daniel Master, Professor of Archaeology at Wheaton College, reflects on how knowledge of ancient cultures benefits exegesis and translation. He also speaks about his exciting new venture of leading the excavations at Tel Shimron and invites listeners to join the dig this summer or in the future!Daniel_Master

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Resembling God A to Z

Dr. Andrew Abernethy, Associate Professor of Old Testament and Coordinator for the M.A. in Biblical Exegesis, explores how Psalm 111 and 112 are acrostic poems that play off of one another to illumine how the godly will resemble God.

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Aren’t Translations All We Need?

Dr. Jon Laansma, Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, considers the question, Aren’t translations and computers all we need to interpret the Bible?ZZZ Jon Laansma

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