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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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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, ...

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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