Eyes and Ears 2007

What am I reading? What am I hearing?

Into the eye-gate:

12/31/07  B. N. Kaye, “Eschatology and Ethics in 1 and 2 Thessalonians,” Novum Testamentum 17 (1975): 45-57.

12/27/07  John F. Kennedy, Profiles in Courage (Harper & Brothers, 1956; reprint, HarperCollins, 2003).

12/26/07  Holland Hendrix, “Benefactor/Patron Networks in the Urban Environment: Evidence from Thessalonica,” Semeia 56 (1992): 39-58.

12/20/07  C. S. Lewis, The Last Battle, reprint (HarperCollins, no reprint date).

12/13/07  Alan C. Mitchell, “‘Greet the Friends by Name’: New Testament Evidence for the Greco-Roman Topos on Friendship,” in Greco-Roman Perspectives on Friendship, ed. John T. Fitzgerald, SBL Resources for Biblical Study 34 (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1997), 225-62.

12/1/07  David J. Hesselgrave, “Will We Correct the ‘Edinburgh Error’? — Future Mission in Historical Perspective,” revised transcript of lecture given at Morningstar Baptist Church, Rockford, Ill., October 15, 2007.

11/27/07  A. M. G. Stephenson, “On the Meaning of ejnevsthken hJ hJmevra tou: kurivou in 2 Thessalonians 2.2,” in Studia Evangelica 4, ed. Frank L. Cross (Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1965), 442-51.

11/25/07  Richard S. Ascough. “The Thessalonian Christian Community as a Professional Voluntary Association.” Journal of Biblical Literature 119 (2000): 311-28.

11/25/07  J. T. Fitzgerald, “Hospitality,” in Dictionary of New Testament Background, ed. Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter (Downer’s Grove: InterVarsity, 2000): 522-25.

11/25/07  S. C. Barton, “Hospitality,” in Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments, ed. Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids (Downer’s Grove: InterVarsity, 1997): 501-07.

11/24/07  David L. Balch, “Paul, Families, and Households,” in Paul in the Greco-Roman World: A Handbook, ed. J. Paul Sampley (Trinity Press, 2003), 258-92.

11/24/07  Bruce W. Winter, “From Secular Clients to Christian Benefactors: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 and 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12,” in Seek the Welfare of the City: Christians as Benefactors and Citizens, First Century Christians in the Graeco-Roman World (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994), 42-60.

11/22/07  Aristides, “The Apology of Aristides.”

11/17/07  John S. Kloppenborg, “Filadelfia, QeodidaktoV and the Dioscuri: Rhetorical Engagement in 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12,” New Testament Studies 39 (1993): 265-89.

11/11/07  Peter Lampe, “Paul, Patrons, and Clients,” in Paul in the Greco-Roman World: A Handbook, ed. J. Paul Sampley (Trinity Press, 2003), 488-523.

11/11/07  Bruce W. Winter, “‘If a Man Does Not Wish to Work . . .’: A Cultural and Historical Setting for 2 Thessalonians 3:6-16,” Tyndale Bulletin 40 (1989): 303-315.

11/10/07  Robert Jewett, “Tenement Churches and Pauline Love Feasts,” Quarterly Review 14:1 (1994): 43-58.

11/10/07  Robert Jewett, “Tenement Churches and Communal Meals in the Early Church: The Implications of a Form-Critical Analysis of 2 Thessalonians 3:10,” Biblical Research 38 (1993): 23-43.

11/10/07  Paul, The Epistles to the Thessalonians

11/1/07  Martinus J. J. Menken, “Paradise Regained or Still Lost? Eschatology and Disorderly Behaviour in 2 Thessalonians,” NTS 38 (1992): 271-89.

10/29/07  Thomas Hine, The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager (Bard, 1999).

10/28/07  Robert Jewett, “Paul, Shame, and Honor,” in Paul in the Greco-Roman World: A Handbook, ed. J. Paul Sampley (Trinity Press, 2003).

10/18/07  Bruce W. Winter, Roman Wives, Roman Widows: The Appearance of New Women and the Pauline Communities (Eerdmans, 2003).

10/8/07  Christopher A. Hall, Reading Scripture with the Church Fathers (InterVarsity, 1998).

10/3/7  Larry W. Hurtado, “The Staurogram in Early Christian Manuscripts: The Earliest Visual Reference to the Crucified Jesus?”, in New Testament Manuscripts: Their Texts and Their World, ed. Thomas J. Kraus and Tobias Nicklas (Brill, 2006), 207-26.

10/1/7  C. S. Lewis, “On Church Music,” in Christian Reflections (Eerdmans, 1967), 94-99.

9/25/07  J. Gresham Machen, “The Gospel and the Modern World,” Baccalaureate Address, Hampden-Sydney College, June 9, 1929.

9/24/07  Augustine, “On Christian Doctrine”

9/22/07  Donald Fairbairn, “Patristic Soteriology: Three Trajectories,” JETS 50 (2007): 289-310.

9/21/07  W. Klassen, “The Sacred Kiss in the New Testament: An Example of Social Boundary Lines,” NTS 39 (1993): 122-135.

9/18/07  David A. Montgomery, “Directives in the New Testament: A Case Study of John 1:38,” JETS 50 (2007): 275-88.

9/9/07 Robert C. Kurka, “Before ‘Foundationalism’: A More Biblical Alternative to the Grenz/Franke Proposal for Doing Theology,” JETS 50 (2007): 145-65.

9/8/07  Edwin M. Yamauchi, “Scripture as Talisman, Specimen, and Dragoman,” JETS 50 (2007): 3-30.

9/1/07  Tim Stafford, “Go and Plant Churches of All Peoples,” CT (Sept 2007)

8/22/07  Paul, The Epistle to the Galatians

8/17/07  C. S. Lewis, Introduction to Athanasius’ On the Incarnation

Into the ear-gate:

12/08/07  Kevin Bauder, “What Is the Gospel?”

12/04/07  (finished series)  Robert Greenberg, “How to Listen to and Understand Great Music. Part II: “The High Baroque.”  The Teaching Company, 1998.  Lectures include:

“The Rise of German Nationalism in Music”


“Baroque Opera, Part 1”

“Baroque Opera, Part 2”

“Baroque Sacred Music, Part 1 — The Oratorio”

“Baroque Sacred Music, Part 2 — The Lutheran Church Cantata”

“Baroque Instrumental Forms, Part 1 — Passacaglia”

“Baroque Instrumental Forms, Part 2 — Ritornello Form and the Baroque Concerto”

11/3/07 (finished series)  Robert Greenberg, “How to Listen to and Understand Great Music. Part I: The Ancient World through Early Baroque.”  The Teaching Company, 1998.  Lectures include:

“Music as a Mirror”

“Sources — The Ancient World and the Early Church”

“The Middle Ages”

“Introduction to the Renaissance”

“The Renaissance Mass”

“The Madrigal”

“An Introduction to the Baroque Era”

“Style Features of Baroque-Era Music”

10/25/07 (finished series) Howard G. Hendricks, “The Seven Laws of the Teacher” (Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, 1988). Lectures include:

1. “Law One: Teacher”

2. “Law Two: Education”

3. “Law Three: Activity”

4. “Law Four: Communication”

5. “Law Five: Heart”

6. “Law Six: Encouragement”

7. “Law Seven: Readiness”

10/13/07  Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities (audiobook)

10/12/07  Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist (audiobook)

9/25/07  Paul Hartog, “‘Spirit-Fighters’ in the Early Church”

9/22/07  D. A. Carson, “How to Think About Pastors” (1 Timothy 3:1-7)

9/20/07  D. A. Carson, “How to Think About Money” (1 Timothy 6:3-19)

9/19/07  Kevin Bauder, “New Testament Prophecy: A Survey of and Tentative Response to Wayne Grudem’s Theory”

9/18/07  Kevin Bauder, “Acts as Transition: The Role of the Holy Spirit”

9/18/07  John Piper, “The Deadly Team of Sin and Law: Romans 7:7-12”

9/17/07  John Makujina, “Biblical Definitions of Music and Anti-Music”

9/15/07  Paul Hartog, “The ‘New Prophecy’ as Old Movement”

9/8/07  John Piper, “A God-Entranced Vision of All Things: Why We Need Jonathan Edwards 300 Years Later”

9/7/07 (finished series) John Swanson, “Great World Religions: Beliefs, Practices and Histories. Part II: God and His Prophet: The Religion of Islam.” The Teaching Company, 1997. Lectures include:

1: “Definitions, Perspectives, and Stereotypes”

2: “The Prophet and His Times”

3: “The Message of the Qur’an”

4: “What is Islamic Law?”

5: “The Rise of an Islamic Institution”

6: “What is an ‘Islamic Society’?”

7: “The History of Islam & the Emergence of the Shi’a”

8: “Intellectual and Mystical Forces within Medieval Islam”

9: “Islamic Response to Western Predominance”

10: “Islam: Past, Present, and Future”

9/4/07 Carl R. Trueman, “John Owen on God”

9/4/07 Carl R. Trueman, “John Owen on Christ”

9/4/07 Carl R. Trueman, “John Owen on the Holy Spirit”

9/3/07 Carl R. Trueman, “John Owen: The Man and His Time”

9/3/07 Carl R. Trueman, “John Owen and the Practice of Theology”

9/3/07 Kevin Bauder, “Passionate Teaching”

9/3/07 Kevin Bauder, “The surety that your life is not wasted (Phil 1)”

9/3/07 Kevin Bauder, “You have Christian liberty (2 Cor 3)”

8/16/07   Robert Milliman, “A Biblical Theology of Sanctification”

8/15/07  Doug Bookman, “Wise as Serpents, Harmless as Doves”

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