Dr. D.'s Blog

Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Assoc. Dean for Teaching and Learning at Oklahoma Christian University and Professor of Greek and New Testament in OC's College of Biblical Studies.

Writing and Research

It's that time of year again when conference papers need to be finished up and once-distant writing project deadlines now seem to be approaching at break-neck pace. Here are just a few things I am currently working on or have in the queue: "The Li...

Publication in Didaktikos Regarding Pedagogy

A while back I was invited to write an article for a periodical called Didaktikos (a Greek word meaning "skillful teacher/able to teach" [used at 1 Tim. 3:2 as a characteristic of an elder/bishop]). The title of the article is "Battling Your 'Ex...

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A good reminder from Thomas C. Oden

Today I was rereading a couple of chapters of this old friend, and came across a bit that is still relevant for us today, despite having been published in 1983."The reason we have not made the attempt to recover admonition in our time are complex....

This just in....

My paper proposal for the annual meeting of the Institute for Biblical Research was accepted! Now to find time to write it. 😃 Dear Jim, Congratulations, your paper, “The Linguistics of Social Identity (Re-)Formation", was accepted for the 2018 IB...