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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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Important Read

R. Rohrbaugh, "Ethnocentrism and Historical Questions about Jesus."

New Article Published in Dialogismos Journal

I am one of the Sr. Editors of Dialogismos, an academic eJournal published by OC's Graduate School of Theology. We just published the first article in Volume 3. Go check it out! Cen, Esther G. "The Metaphor of Leaven in 1 Corinthians 5." Dialogism...

Linguistics and New Testament Greek Conference – 2019

Here is a playlist of videos of presentations from the Linguistics and New Testament Greek conference held at SEBTS. There are 11 videos. For those of you who might not know, Dr. Stanley E. Porter (first video in the playlist) was my doctoral supe...

Copy editing – round 2

Just received new set of proofs of Dvorak and Dawson (eds.), The Epistle of James: Linguistic Exegesis of an Early Christian Letter. Second round of copy editing is about to commence. I guess I know what else I will be doing on my "week off."

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...


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, ...