Category Archives: Hermeneutics

Video: Exegesis, Authorial Intention, and Typology

Today’s question: “Is the task of exegesis limited to discovering the author’s original intention, or can meaning somehow overflow intention? If so, in what way? What guardrails are in place that would enable us to recognize certain readings as off-limits? … Continue reading

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Interview: How is the Exodus Theme Expressed Through the Bible?

Bible Gateway have just posted an interview with me about Echoes of Exodus. Within it, I discuss various topics that the book covers, among some other things. What are some similarities between the story of 1 Samuel 1-2 and the opening … Continue reading

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Video: Is Peter the Rock on which the Church is Built?

In the following video, I discuss a recent article from the Calvinist International by Joe Minich, trying to discern the relevant background for Jesus’s teaching in Matthew 16:13-23. See the rest of my videos (and subscribe) here.

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The Authority of the Book

I have a guest post over on the Political Theology blog, in which I discuss the importance of considering our broader culture of textual production, ownership, and use when considering questions of scriptural authority. In an age of mass production … Continue reading

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Video: Jesus as the Greater Ezekiel in Luke 3-4

I recorded a video earlier this evening, talking through the interpretation of Luke 3-4 against the background of Ezekiel. It is an experiment and clearly leaves much to be desired. However, if people like it, I might do this and … Continue reading

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Lots of Echoes of Exodus Stuff

I have produced a page devoted to material related to Echoes of Exodus: Tracing Themes of Redemption in Scripture. It links to dozens of talks, videos, and articles that should whet your appetite for the book and/or help you to … Continue reading

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From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word

My recent Davenant Institute lecture on the subject of the significance of textual technologies for our engagement with Scripture has just been posted on Youtube: I recently enjoyed watching Dr. Christopher Schlect’s highly informative and stimulating lecture in the same … Continue reading

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