Charles H. Dyer on the Purpose for the Gospel of Mark

The following article is now available in PDF: Charles H. Dyer, “The Purpose for the Gospel of Mark,” Stanley D. Toussaint & Charles H. Dyer, eds., Essays in Honor of J. Dwight Pentecost. Chicago: Moody Press, 1986. Hbk. 0802423817. pp.49-62. My thanks to Moody Publishers for their kind permission to place this article on-line.

Where were the nail-prints in Jesus’ hands – in his wrists or his palms?

Where were the nail-prints in Jesus’ hands – in his wrists or his palms?

This question was raised last Saturday during a day conference on biblical archaeology at Tyndale House in Cambridge. Put simply the problem was stated as follows: Crucifixion normally involved nailing the victim to a horizontal beam through the wrist between the radius and the ulna (the two bones of the forearm). The nail was then…

Andrew C. Clark on Apostleship: Evidence From the New Testament and Early Christian Literature

The following article is now available on-line in PDF: Andrew C. Clark, “Apostleship: Evidence From the New Testament and Early Christian Literature,” Vox Evangelica 19 (1989): 49-82. An interesting an wide-ranging study of what it the term “apostle” meant in the early church. The summary reads: W Bauer comments that in early Christian literature generally,…