Historical Interpretation of the OT: Three Requirements (Long)

 V. Philips Long wrote a helpful article for the NIDOTTE called "Old Testament History: A Hermeneutical Perspective."  It's a very level-headed discussion about interpreting the history recorded in the OT.  One section of the article gives three requirements for the interpreter of OT history.  Here's a summary of those three requirements: Literary competence.  It may seem… Continue reading Historical Interpretation of the OT: Three Requirements (Long)

Reading, Literature, and Preaching

I recently finished T. D. Gordon's fine little booklet, Why Johnny Can't Preach (which I'll blog on as soon as I'm out of my deep homiletic depression!) and found myself reading Leland Ryken's chapter in Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching In Honor of R. Kent Hughes ed. Ryken & Wilson (Wheaton: Crossway, 2007). … Continue reading Reading, Literature, and Preaching