Archaeology | Background

Everyday Life in Byzantine Lycaonia

The following article by Sir William M. Ramsay is now available in PDF. This material is in the Public Domain and so can be freely distributed and copied. William M. Ramsay [1851-1939], “A Country Town of Lycaonia. A Description of the Conditions of Christian Life under the Eastern Empire,” Journal of the Transactions of the…

Hermeneutics | Interpretation

Learning From Ancient Exegesis

I am grateful to the Evangelical Homiletics Society for their kind permission to place on-line the following article, which explains what we can learn from examples of ancient exegesis of the biblical text: Timothy J. Ralston, “‘Back to the Future’: Classical Categories of Exegesis, Application and Authority for Preaching and Spiritual Formation,” Journal of the…

Archaeology | Biblical Studies Carnival | New Testament | Old Testament | Septuagint | Textual Criticism

Biblical Studies Carnival – August 2014

Welcome to the August Biblical Studies Carnival! This is the first Biblical Studies Carnival I have ever hosted. I have learnt a great deal from the experience and hope that you enjoy reading the post. Old Testament Scot McKnight has an interesting discussion of how Christian theologians in the 1800s used the idea of “Pre-Adamites”…