Words and the Transfiguration, Jon Laansma
Dr. Jon Laansma, the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College, has published works on Hebrews, 2 Timothy, Titus, Sabbath, Lord’s Day, and Greek verbs, among other things, and is in the early stages of a commentary on 1 Corinthians. In this episode of Exegetically Speaking, he uses the Transfiguration narrative to illustrate different questions we ask in studying an author’s word choices.
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