Joel Watts reviews a new commentary on the Johannine literature. And last week Nijay Gupta asked his reader their opinion on the best commentary on John to use as a textbook for an exegesis class at an evangelical seminary. He posted the results and some comments here. Joel Watts also has a review of Seth Sanders’ The Invention of Hebrew: Traditions, which sounds like a fascinating discussion of how the Hebrew language contributed to structures of political authority in the ancient world.
Jason Goroncy is working through a series on William Stringfellow’s theology (part 1 and part 2).
The NYT has a piece on yesterday’s statement by a synod of Catholic bishops decrying the violence in the middle east.