Category: Biblical Scholarship

Book Review: ‘A Most Peculiar Book’ by Kristin Swenson

A review of Kristin Swenson’s work ‘A Most Peculiar Book’ (Oxford, 2020).

Book Review: The First Biography of Jesus by Helen Bond

A review of Helen Bond’s book ‘The First Biography of Jesus.’

Amateur Exegesis – Season Two Bibliography

The complete bibliography for season two of ‘Amateur Exegesis.’

The First Epistle of Paul to the Thessalonians – Amateur Exegete Version

A post containing my translation of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians that was used throughout season 2 of the podcast.

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 10: “Closing the Letter”

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 10: “Closing the Letter”

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 9: “The Lord’s Day, A Thief’s Night”

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 9: “The Lord’s Day, A Thief’s Night”

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 8: “Avoid Porneia, Love One Another, and Live Quietly”

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 8: “Avoid Porneia, Love One Another, and Live Quietly”

Michael Jones and the Exodus: The Real Problem with Pop-Apologetics

The real problem with Michael Jones’ recent documentary on the exodus.

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 7: “The End of the Proem”

Script for Amateur Exegesis – Season 2, Episode 7 – “The End of the Proem”

Did Jesus Plan to Start a New Religion? Matthew Thiessen’s Answer

“Did Jesus plan to start a new religion, then? No.” – Matthew Thiessen