Biblical scholarship creates conflicts where they often do not exist

Writing about the Bible in his latest book After You Believe, popular scholar N. T. Wright notes, “The whole story is the whole story.”  There are plenty of people who would like to slice and dice the Bible into sections; others simply ignore what they don’t like while proof-texting to support their own values. ManyContinue reading “Biblical scholarship creates conflicts where they often do not exist”

The New Oxford Annotated Study Bible, Fourth Edition, and Me

Above is my 20-year long-use review of three Oxford Annotated NRSVs. For the past half-year, I have been vacillating about whether to purchase a new Bible.  Every time I went to Cokesbury in Atlanta, I drooled over all of my favorite translations.  I looked at hard covers and the leather editions. I checked prices andContinue reading “The New Oxford Annotated Study Bible, Fourth Edition, and Me”