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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Professor of Greek and New Testament in the College of Biblical Studies at Oklahoma Christian University.

Happy 21st Birthday!!

Happy 21st birthday to our daughter Sydney (June 9)! One of my favorite photos of Syd was taken on her 16th birthday in Munich, Germany—right after I made some brilliant Dad joke (which, of course, I cannot remember now)!Love this girl so much!!

Update on A/C at the house

In my post dated May 26, I noted that in addition to our car dying, so did our A/C at home. Well, this past Monday morning (June 7), the new A/C was installed and it works really well! It's a good thing, too, because today the humidity is 75% and ...

Update on the Hyundai Santa Fe

So, nearly TWO WEEKS after having our Santa Fe towed to Edmond Hyundai (!!), they finally called to let me know the actual diagnosis. You may recall that I diagnosed it as a spun bearing (which is on the crankshaft), but as it turns out, it's a pi...

When it rains...

... it pours. In addition to the car being dead (as far as we know since it's taking forever for the dealer to diagnose it), now the A/C is out at the house. Now, the A/C unit has been here since the 80's from what I can tell, so we can't complain...

I love linguistics

If this makes me a nerd, so be it! 🙂 Working today on the Systemic-Functional Linguistics entry for the forthcoming Baker Encyclopedia of Biblical Greek and Linguistics. Can you tell?

I jinxed it (updated May 24, 2021 1:30 PM)

We had a really good day yesterday--for the most part. We drove to Wichita to celebrate our niece's H.S. graduation and had a great time seeing family and friends! While there, my brother-in-law's father-in-law (did you follow that? LOL) said that...

Look what arrived in the post today!

My six free copies arrived in the mail today. This signals to me that this project is now complete. Time to move on to the next one(s).Get your copy here.

Coming soon to Amazon.com

Although my book has been available for a while on Amazon web sites in other parts of the world, it is just now hitting Amazon.com in the US. As of the time of this post (May 9, 2021 at 7:48 AM), it is listed but still "unavailable." Nevertheless,...