Monthly Archives: December 2019

Master Greek

“The original Scriptures well deserve your pains, and will richly repay them. There is doubtless a beauty, fulness, and spirit, in the original, which the best translations do not always express.” John Newton

If you want to strengthen your parsing abilities, or remind yourself that parsing is necessary for studying and readingĀ  the Greek New Testament, I believe you will benefit from Master Greek. Master Greek is a user-friendly website that is dedicated to helping students of the GNT strengthen their parsing ability. The website allows you to practice parsing on everything from nouns to infinitives, and it keeps a running tally of the number right and wrong answers. Continue reading

Where the Wild Animals Are

I am happy to announce that the Midwestern Journal of Theology has published my article, “Where the Wild Animals Are: The Inauguration of the Last Days in Mark 1:12-13” in their Fall 2019 journal.

In this article I examine the usage of the phrase “with the wild animals” in Mark’s temptation scene, and conclude that given the contextual references in the first chapter, Mark is pointing to the inauguration of the last days.

You can download it for free here