Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology Volume 19 now on-line

The following articles are now available on-line on PDF:

19.1

“Editorial,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 19.1 (Spring 2001): 1-3.

John M. Hitchen, “Evangelism and Mission – What is the Gospel?” pp.4-30.

Dennis Ngien, “Trinity and Divine Passibility in Martin Luther’s ‘Theologia Crucis’,” pp.31-64.

Mark J. Larson, “A Re-examination of De Spiritu Sancto Saint Basil’s Bold Defence of the Spirit’s Deity,” pp.65-85.

“Book Reviews,” pp.85-128.

19.2

“Editorial,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 19.2 (Autumn 2001): 129-133.

J. Gordon McConville, “Biblical theology: canon and plain sense,” pp.134-157.

Martin Davie, “Dead to sin and alive to God,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 19.2 (Autumn 2001): 158-194.

Donald Macleod, “Scottish Calvinism: A Dark, Repressive Force?” pp.195-225.

“Book Reviews,” pp.226-256.

For the full table of contents click here.

Is There a Structure in Luke’s Travel Narrative? by Tan Geok Hock

As those who regularly visit my websites will know I am very keen to promote not just theological material produced in the West, but contributions to biblical scholarship from all over the globe. For this reason I host a number of journals published in the Majority World (e.g. Indian Journal of Theology, Melanesian Journal of Theology, etc.). I therefore wanted to mention a book published in Kindle-format which is a summary of a Master’s Thesis written by a Malaysian scholar, Tan Geok Hock, entitled Is There a Structure in Luke’s Travel Narrative?
 
This work would prove of interest to anyone studying Luke or the aspects of the Synoptic Problem that it touches upon. The author argues that the material in the travel narrative section of Luke’s Gospel is arranged thematically, rather than chronologically, into three blocks each with its own distinct theme. Viewed from this perspective the author seeks to provide solutions for a number of historical problems with traditional interpretations of the narrative. The thesis also has implications for the emphasis Luke places on the city of Jerusalem, for discipleship and suffering for one’s faith.

Although the text is not free, the research it contains is certainly worth much more than the small amount that Amazon are charging for it. As far as I am aware it is rare for a higher level thesis from the Majority World to be made widely available and such an opportunity for “cross-pollination” of Western and Eastern scholarship is surely to be encouraged. It would be wonderful to see more such material becoming available.
To purchase and download a copy of the e-book please use the Amazon links below.