Bible

The Interpretation of the Third Commandment

First published RTR XLVII, no. 1 (1988).It is often assumed that there is little controversy surrounding the meaning of the Third Commandment. On the two occasions in which it appears in the Decalogue it...

Genesis 3 in the Letter to the Romans

First published: Douglas J. W. Milne, ‘Genesis 3 in the Letter to the Romans’, The Reformed Theological Review 39, no. 1 (Apr 1980), 10–18.The Fall narrative in Genesis 3 plays a more important part...

The Aramaic Background of the Gospel

First published: B. D. Knox, ‘The Aramaic Background of the Gospel’, The Reformed Theological Review 6, no. 2 (1947), 24–29.The Aramaic language is a Semitic language akin to Hebrew and Arabic. It is ancient, going back...

Did Jesus Speak Greek?

Presented at The Society for the Study of Early Christianity Conference, ‘The Early Church Unfolds: People, Places and Potential’, Robert Menzies College, Macquarie University, 4 May 2019. First published RTR 78, no. 2 (2018).I...

Worship and Isaiah 6

First published RTR XLIII, no. 1 (1984).Isaiah 6 opens with a reference to the end of the very long and prosperous reign of Uzziah at e. 740 - 739 B.C.The dating accepted is that...