Luke’s use of “the Way” in Acts 9-24 as an Ethnicity Equalizer

This paper first presents Luke’s use of “the Way” as deriving from the book of Proverbs, dismantling previous suggestions of the referent as the Dead Sea Scrolls and even the book of Isaiah. Second, the paper discusses how “the Way” is used polemically, utilizing insider and outsider language. In a sense, Luke uses “the Way” … Read more

Glorious Unveiling: Reconsidering the Apocalyptic Paul as Evangelicals

Pauline Studies has benefitted from the numerous attempts to examine His epistles within a conceptual framework. Given the depth of Paul’s thought, and the theological tensions that have broken out into interpretive camps since Schewitzer’s 1930 publication of The Mysticism of the Apostle Paul, it seems incumbent upon evangelicalism to interact critically with these interpretations. … Read more

Global Evangelical Hermeneutics and African Readings of Ephesians

This paper advocates for increased awareness and inclusion of global scholarship in evangelical biblical hermeneutics, using the Letter to the Ephesians as an example. While articles and monographs by soundly evangelical Majority World scholars are increasingly available, to date there is little representation of global perspectives in ‘mainstream’ western evangelical thought such as major commentaries … Read more

Jonah and the Son of Jonah’s Call to the Gentiles

In the days of king Jeroboam the son of Joash, 10th Century BC, a prophet name Jonah was sent by the God of Israel on a mission to call the gentiles of Nineveh to repentance. A millennium later, under the rule of the Roman Empire, a Son of Jonah was sent by the Lord on … Read more