I’m writing this post for two reasons. First and generally, it is simply not helpful when Christians pass along claims about what something in the Bible “really means” when those claims are based on faulty or inaccurate information. Truth matters, and good information is important. Christians should avoid saying things that are inaccurate, if for ..
THE CAMBRIDGE INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL HEBREW. By Brian Webster. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 349 pages + CD-Rom. Paper. $39.99. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. My first impression of this resource is niphlat, that’s Hebrew for “wonderful.” Brian Webster, who teaches at Dallas Theological Seminary, combines his linguistic and computer skills ..
EXPOSITORY DICTIONARY OF BIBLE WORDS. Edited by Stephen D. Renn. Peabody, MO: Hendrickson Publishers, 2005. Xii–1171 pages plus CD. Cloth. $29.95. Reviewed by Henry Rowold Renn (Sydney Missionary and Bible College) put this book together to serve a unique niche of biblical students 1) who know enough Hebrew and Greek to want to utilize those ..