I AM seems pretty simple, right?

This interesting little article recently appeared in Novum Testementum: Wollenberg, Rebecca Scharbach. 2017. “אני יי רפאך: A Short Note on ἐγώ εἰμι Sayings and the Dangers of a Translation Tradition.” Novum Testamentum 59, no. 1: 20-26. Although the article itself is interesting, I more so want to dwell on an area of Bible translation that the article […]

Is Iron Sharpening Iron Really A Good Thing?

Ronald L. Geise Jr. “‘Iron Sharpens Iron’ as  Negative Image: Challenging the Common Interpretation of Proverbs 27:17.” Journal of Biblical Literature 135, no. 1 (2016):61-67. An article recently came out in the Journal Of Biblical Literature that–as per the title–challenges the common interpretation of Proverbs 27:17. This verse has commonly been held to illustrate accountability between Christian brothers and […]