Helen Bond on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

“Curiosity.”
~Helen Bond, Professor in Christian Origins with Specialisation in New Testament and Director of Research, School of Divinity, Edinburgh University

You can find titles by Helen Bond in the Logos digital library, including The Historical …

Reflecting on the Word

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David DeSilva on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

Have the courage to go wherever the texts and the evidence lead you.   Theological commitments should be continually refreshed as we see more of the light of Scripture.   To do the reverse — reading Scripture as our theological commitments allow — is to betray the foundational theological commitment: Prima Scriptura. ~David DeSilva is Trustees’ […]

Professor Hurtado on Fads in NT studies

This recent video by the CSCO team at the University of Edinburgh is so timely and useful, that we are pleased to share it on theLAB. Professor Larry Hurtado gives a concise yet insightful breakdown of trends in NT studies (yes, they happen!), and how to respond to them. His advice is particularly useful for […]

The Influence of the LXX

by Tavis Bohlinger* Yesterday we celebrated International LXX Day by publishing an essay on The Origin of the LXX. Today we are pleased to present the second half of that essay, because, well, we just love the Septuagint here at Logos (this proves it). Plus, this gives us the chance to extend the 30% discount […]

The Origin of the LXX

by Tavis Bohlinger* The following essay is published in recognition of International LXX Day, celebrated yearly on February 8, and is also a part of our long-form essay series here on theLAB. To celebrate the 12th annual LXX Day, Logos is offering a 30% discount on select LXX resources (see list below). But take note […]

Christoph Heilig on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

For me personally, a good biblical scholar is someone who enriches the discipline not only, and not even primarily, through his or her publications, but also through the way he or she interacts with colleagues, especially those who do not yet hold powerful positions or might never do so. I am reminded of people for […]

Christoph Heilig on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

For me personally, a good biblical scholar is someone who enriches the discipline not only, and not even primarily, through his or her publications, but also through the way he or she interacts with colleagues, especially those who do not yet hold powerful positions or might never do so. I am reminded of people for […]

Academic Jobs in Biblical Studies and Theology: Jan 29 – Feb 3, 2018

A good number of jobs this week, including OT, NT, and Theology posts from Nottingham to Chicago, California to Oxford.  Professor of Youth Ministry, North Park University, Chicago Teaching Associate in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, University of Nottingham, UK Open Rank in New Testament, Christian Theological Seminary, IN Open Rank in Theology, Indiana Wesleyan University, IN Faculty Position in […]

The Vocation of Scholarship  

This article, originally presented orally to a group of Langham-funded Junior Scholars at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, in September 2017, was contributed by Mark W. Elliott, Professor of Historical and Biblical Theology, University of St. Andrews. The vocation of scholarship can be considered as distinct but conjoined to the vocation of writing and communicating. To employ […]