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…

Wayne Grudem on “Does kephale (“Head”) Mean “Source” Or “Authority Over” in Greek Literature? A Survey of 2,336 Examples”

The following article is now on-line in PDF: Wayne Grudem, “Does Kephale (“Head”) Mean “Source” or “Authority Over” in Greek Literature? A Survey of 2,336 Examples,” Trinity Journal ns 6.1 (Spring 1985): 38-59. This is an important article for those interested in the role relationships of men and women because it fatally undermines the oft-repeated…

Something for Hebrew scholars!

I have just uploaded the following monograph: D. Winton Thomas, “The Prophet” in the Lachish Ostraca. London: The Tyndale Press, 1946. Pbk. pp.28. It has a lot of Hebrew text in it, but should still be accessible to those with no Hebrew at all (like me). I was surprised to find some of the Tyndale…