Continuing the structural analysis of the book of Jonah, here is a chiastic analysis of Jonah 1:16-2:10, the famous passage where Jonah is swallowed by a great fish. The article is in the form of a Word document which can… Read More ›
The account in Genesis Ch. 38 of the events leading up to and including the birth of Perez to Tamar and Judah has many intertextual connections with the events leading up to and including the birth of Obed to Ruth and Boaz… Read More ›
Most of Matthew’s Genealogy of Christ (Matt. 1:2-16) consists of statements of the form “X begat Y”. But there are some additions – called annotations in the literature. In this article, I suggest that these annotations are carefully located in the genealogical… Read More ›
The identity of the Rider on the white horse in Rev. 6:2 has, for almost all of the history of the church, not been a matter of doubt: He is the Lord Jesus Christ, or alternatively the Holy Spirit or… Read More ›
Matthew’s Genealogy of Christ: how can we get the “3 groups of 14 generations each” described in Matt. 1:17?
We have been looking at Matthew’s genealogy of Christ, and have been doing so in terms of two alternative understandings of the term “generation” as used in Matt. 1:17 (primarily the first of these). They are 1) the (controversial!) meaning… Read More ›
In this post, I wish to present a proposed chiastic analysis of this famous passage of Scripture. This is actually a (slightly modified) chapter from my book Biblical Chiasms in the Interpretation of Scripture, and the page numbers are those of… Read More ›
We have been looking at Matthew’s Genealogy of Christ in Matt. 1:1-17 and in this post I want to put forward a suggestion about Matthew’s inclusion of two, somewhat surprising, references (verse 2 and 11) to “brethren” – those of Judah and… Read More ›