Al Wolters on Hermeneutics and Zechariah’s Night Visions

Al Wolters, in his very nice article “Confessional Criticism and the Night Visions of Zechariah,” (From Renewing Biblical Interpretation in Zondervan’s Scripture and Hermeneutics Series) draws out an interesting hermeneutical proposal; i.e., that of noting the coexistence of “top-down” relationships in hermeneutics with “bottom-up” relationships. Let me explain what Wolters means.  Starting at the bottom… Continue reading Al Wolters on Hermeneutics and Zechariah’s Night Visions

A study regimen for preaching Zechariah’s night visions

I just finished preaching a short series through the night visions of Zechariah (Zech 1.8-6.15) and thought I’d do a post reflecting on the books I used and how they helped me in preparing for these sermons. Prior to starting the series, I worked through the Zechariah portion of the introductions written by Ray Dillard… Continue reading A study regimen for preaching Zechariah’s night visions

Abraham Kuyper on Scripture, Part 3

This post stands in line with a couple of posts I did over a year ago (Here and Here). In his The Work of the Holy Spirit, Abraham Kuyper notes that the biblical writers did not wait to start writing scripture until redemption had been fully accomplished and revelation had been fully received.  Rather, revelation… Continue reading Abraham Kuyper on Scripture, Part 3

John D. Currid on Deuteronomy

With this commentary on Deuteronomy, John D. Currid (PhD, Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago) exposits this book as part of his series of Pentateuchal commentaries published in the EP Study Commentary Series.  Currid is an archaeologist and historian giving his work the benefit of addressing not only philological and theological questions, but concrete… Continue reading John D. Currid on Deuteronomy

John Currid on the Israelite Feasts in Deuteronomy

Thanks to the good folks at Evangelical Press, I’ve been able to spend some time reading through a review copy of John D. Currid’s commentary on Deuteronomy, a commentary in the EP Study Commentary series.  Though I haven’t had time lately to do much posting, I’ve been itching to start a more formal series of… Continue reading John Currid on the Israelite Feasts in Deuteronomy