The author of Acts uses a variety of terms to describe the earliest Jesus-following community. What is the significance of this?
Paul Trebilco, “The Significance of the Distribution of Self-designations in Acts,” Novum Testamentum 54 (2012), 30-49.
Typically scholars refer to Matthew, Mark, and Luke as the Synoptic Gospels. But what if there’s a fourth?
When was Chronicles written? Israel Finkelstein has a clever way of doing so.
Israel Finkelstein, “The Historical Reality behind the Genealogical Lists in 1 Chronicles,” Journal of Biblical Literature 131, no. 1 (2012), 65-83.
Nat Ritmeyer, “Ezer, Elead, and Exodus,” biblicalhistoricalcontext.com (10.13.17).
Where did the disciples first meet Jesus following the resurrection? Was it in Galilee or in Jerusalem?
When Jesus speaks of the “eye of a needle” in the Gospel of Matthew, was he referring to something tangible like a gate in Jerusalem?
Ziemnińska’s piece – https://tinyurl.com/y7r4shkm
There are many different creation stories in the Hebrew Bible. Job 26 has one you may not be familiar with.
The Acts of the Apostles claims Paul was a citizen of Rome. But was he?
Does the book of Jeremiah offer support to the Pro-Life movement the way they think it does?
When Papias speaks of Mark as Peter’s “interpreter,” how would a reader in the second century CE understand that?
Is Paul thinking of atheists in his diatribe in Romans 1? I’m not convinced.