That’s, um. That’s pretty much it. But if you’re interested in those precious DEETS (details, ya know…don’t you love it when jokes are explained?)… Jonathan McCormick and I have begun work on a podcast called “An Oral History of the Church.” Overall, the podcast will be a conversational walk through various events, movements, and persons … More New Podcast Begins in 3 Weeks!
It has been a very long time since I reviewed a game on here, and I can’t think of a better way than to do it with this one. On December 12th of 2014, video game developer, husband, and father Ryan Green – along with his wife and co-developers – raised over $100,000 to pay … More Game Review: That Dragon, Cancer
Due to release on October 27th, Al Mohler’s We Cannot Be Silent is a helpful introduction for modern evangelical thought on the current events involving the redefinition of sexuality, marriage, etc. At 180 pages in length, it is a suitably brief introduction that should lead hungry thinkers towards yet more reading on various sides of … More Book Review: We Cannot Be Silent by R. Albert Mohler, Jr.
Beale, G. K., Daniel J. Brendsel, and William A. Ross. An Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greek: Analysis of Prepositions, Adverbs, Particles, Relative Pronouns, and Conjunctions (Grand Rapids, 2014), 96 pp. Many Koine Greek lexicons and grammars have been written over the years. Walter Bauer, et al, produced a thorough and landmark lexicon, which was … More Book Review: An Intepretive Lexicon of NT Greek
This morning the Supreme Court handed down their decision ruling on the nationwide legality of same-sex marriage. Quite a few of my friends and acquaintances celebrate this, and quite a few of my friends and acquaintances do not. In my reading today, I have come across a variety of responses within those two streams. There … More What Some Conscientiously-Dissenting Christians Think About the SCOTUS Ruling and Why
The final entry in this series. This week I hone in on subtler elements in writing papers. … More On “Filler” and Consistency
How can I use Wikipedia in academic work? … More On Wikipedia (or, Are You Kidding Me)
Assuming words and overused adverbs can mar and clutter what would have been good papers. Let’s look at what they are and at what tools we can use to do better in the future. … More No Foolin’: Assuming Words and Overused Adverbs
This round of blogs is a series aimed at students who engage in academic writing. In all, the series will constitute a kind of primer on academic writing for students. Each post will tackle a problem I’ve seen in papers from my classmates, my students, and myself. This week I am discussing passive voice. (If … More The Passive Voice Was Being Used
This round of blogs is a series aimed at students who engage in academic writing. In all, the series will constitute a kind of primer on academic writing for students. Each post will tackle a problem I’ve seen in papers from my classmates, my students, and myself. This week’s topic is the run-on sentence. I … More Run-on Sentences: What Are They?