The Grammar and Syntax of John 1:1

The purpose of this post is to simply describe what its title proclaims: the grammar and syntax of John 1:1. The term "grammar" refers to how words relate to one another in a sentence, and "syntax" refers to how words are organized into sentences. Here’s how John 1:1 reads in English, along with the reading… Continue reading The Grammar and Syntax of John 1:1

A Response to David K. Bernard on John 1:1

Two gentlemen who call themselves "The One Dollar Apologists" recently interviewed David K. Bernard about the Oneness Pentecostal view of church history and of the Scriptures. Dr. Bernard currently serves as the General Superintendent of the United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI), and is a monumental figure in the UPCI for several reasons. In part two… Continue reading A Response to David K. Bernard on John 1:1

Dr. Michael Brown on the Thessalonian Wish-Prayers

Last Friday Dr. Michael Brown and Dr. Dale Tuggy had a debate on the question, "Is the God of the Bible the Father alone?" Tuggy is a biblical unitarian, and so affirmed the debate question, while Brown denied it. I really don't know if I'll get around to blogging through the central arguments and claims… Continue reading Dr. Michael Brown on the Thessalonian Wish-Prayers

Greek Readers and Thomism: Four Books to Watch Out For

Every so often I'll probably post on new and upcoming books that I find useful, interesting, and important. Here are four to start off this trend. 1. Septuagina: A Reader's Edition It takes an immense amount of effort to learn to read (and/or speak) a new language. It also takes a lot of effort to… Continue reading Greek Readers and Thomism: Four Books to Watch Out For