I have recently been looking at some of the literature which discusses whether Junia (or Junias) – who, along with Andronicus, is greeted by Paul in Romans 16:7 – was a female apostle. A book on this topic strongly supporting… Read More ›
Chiastic structure of Romans Ch. 6 – Part 3
In this short article, a second structural analysis of Romans 6:12-14 is put forward. This analysis, like the previous one, shows how Paul uses this “bridge” section to link the two main arguments of Ch. 6. The analysis, if correct,… Read More ›
“Use a Little Wine for Thy Stomach’s Sake” (1 Tim. 5:23) – a Suggested Interpretation.
One of the frequent comments about this verse is that it doesn’t appear to fit very well in the context of the surrounding verses: it appears to be an intrusion into the flow of Paul’s thought in this part of… Read More ›
The North Galatian Hypothesis – free download of my book on this important topic!
In an earlier post, I made available the first few chapters of my two volume defence of the North Galatian Hypothesis. I have now made the entire two volumes available, and these can be freely accessed and downloaded below or… Read More ›
“There is Therefore Now no Condemnation . . “: The Chiastic Structure of Romans 8:1-4
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 ›
The North Galatian Hypothesis
The question of the recipients of Paul’s letter to the Galatians continues to be debated. The two opposing viewpoints are the South Galatian Hypothesis and the North Galatian Hypothesis. The South Galatianists believe that Paul wrote to churches in the… Read More ›