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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.

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everyone! 1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And everyone went to their own...

Mary Douglas . . . what a gem!

Here's a couple of videos of an interview of Mary Douglas about a year before she died. Show video playerLoading...

This.

From Bruce J. Malina, "Rhetorical Criticism and Social-Scientific Criticism: Why Won't Romanticism Leave Us Alone?" in Rhetoric, Scripture and Theology: Essays from the 1994 Pretoria Conference, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Thomas H. Olbricht, ...

Article on Imperative Mood (Directive Attitude) Published

My article, "'Evidence that Commands a Verdict': Determining the Semantics of Imperatives in the New Testament," was published today in Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics volume 7. Go check it out. My article on the semantics of the imperative...

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...

Recommended book

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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. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Dear Jim, Congratulations, your paper, โ€œThe Linguistics of Social Identity (Re-)Formation", was accepted for the 2018 IB...