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Our scope here is to rattle evangelical norms that threaten biblical norms (as well as pretend we are smarter and more "spiritual" than we actually are).

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Nijay K. Gupta

Philippians, the Gospel, & Human Suffering: An Interview with Nijay Gupta

I had the great honor of asking Nijay K. Gupta, a prolific author and highly respected New Testament scholar, some questions related to Paul, the gospel, and Philippians. Gupta is the author of Paul and the Language of Faith (2020, forward... Continue Reading →

Reflections on ‘Paul & the Language of Faith’ (Part II)

In Part I of this reflection, I focused more on the gist of Paul and the Language of Faith and the general disconnect between how "faith" is used in the Bible vs. how it is used in much of evangelicalism and... Continue Reading →

Reflections on ‘Paul and the Language of Faith’ (Part I)

The language of faith or belief dominates evangelical language, culture, and the evangelical psyche itself. But have we misunderstood faith? Watered it down? Are we guilty of oversimplifying this layered concept? Respected Pauline scholar Nijay Gupta thinks so, making the... Continue Reading →

Suffering and Hope in the Letters of Paul (Free eBook)

  When it comes to suffering, Christians do not always know how they are to respond. Are we allowed to lament in light of passages like "God working all things for the good of those who love him" and "rejoice... Continue Reading →

Paul and the Language of Faith: an Interview with Nijay Gupta

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Nijay K. Gupta, a prolific author and respected New Testament scholar, a few questions about his latest release, Paul and the Language of Faith (foreword by James Dunn). Dealing with whether or... Continue Reading →

Have You Heard? A Free Resource on the Greek Text of Galatians!

I was honored to have been part of a freshly released textbook on the Greek of Galatians, Intermediate Biblical Greek Reader: Galatians and Related Texts. Edited by Dr. Nijay K. Gupta and Jonah M. Sanford, the goal of this undertaking was... Continue Reading →

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