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Dr. Jim Dvorak is Professor of Greek and New Testament and Chair of the Division of Bible at Oklahoma Christian University.

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A new adventure begins

If you follow me on LinkedIn, you had probably noticed that on 30-June-2022 my job title changed to, "Between positions at the moment." That day was my last day of work at OC. I had worked at OC for 20 years in various positions ranging from Hall ...

Counter-Hegemonic Strategies in 2 Peter: The More Reliable Prophetic Word Versus 'Plastic' Words

I posted not long ago about a Festschrift that the Graduate School of Theology published in its academic journal Dialogismos in honor of dean and professor emeritus Dr. Lynn McMillon. You can see the full contents of that publication here. For tha...

A few (nerdy) thoughts about Jude 12-13

This is a post I wrote quite a while ago, like 3 or 4 years ago. It's just been sitting in my Google Drive for all that time collecting digital dust. It's likely that I didn't post it back then because, well, it's pretty nerdy and contains a fair ...

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Dr. Lynn McMillon Honored

On Thursday, April 21, 2022, the Division of Bible celebrated the retirement of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Dr. Lynn McMillon. Dr. McMillon officially retired in 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were not able to celebrate his retirement...

Look what arrived in the mail today

I contributed only a single chapter to this book, yet I was sent 5 gratis copies! Now, before anyone asks, I've already decided what to do with the 4 extra copies.🙂

OC Graduate School of Theology Chapels

Below is embedded a playlist of chapel presentations given by faculty, staff, alumni, students of the Graduate School of Theology at OC. Feel free to subscribe to the GST's YouTube channel.

Now available: Luke–Acts in Modern Interpretation

I contributed the chapter on Martin Dibelius to this volume. The book is now available. Get it here.

Looking forward to this read

Out of the many wonderful gifts I received for Christmas, my wife bought a book for me from my Amazon wishlist: Mark Finney's Honour and Conflict in the Ancient World: 1 Corinthians in its Greco-Roman Social Setting. As the subtitle suggests, the ...