A feather in your theological cap.

The personal blog of pastor, grammarian, and runner Brent Niedergall

Covenantal and Dispensational Theologies

Covenantal and Dispensational Theologies

A Book Review If we possessed all the satisfying answers, what would we talk about and ponder? I was recently listening to a podcast, on which the two hosts were talking about their shared obsession with Twin Peaks. The show is over 20 years old and it ran for two...

James—Big Greek Idea

James—Big Greek Idea

A Book Review Herb Bateman and Will Varner have written James: An Exegetical Guide for Preaching and Teaching as part of Kregel’s “Big Greek Idea Series.” It’s a commentary that emphasizes Greek grammar, but does not ignore textual exposition. In other words, you can...

Happy International Septuagint Day!

Happy International Septuagint Day!

Celebrate the Septuagint! As with any holiday, people celebrate International Septuagint Day with a variety of traditions. No matter how you choose to observe this important day, you might enjoy some of my previous posts that address this worthy subject. What Should I...

The Apostles’ Creed for All God’s Children

The Apostles’ Creed for All God’s Children

A Book Review The Apostles’ Creed for All God’s Children with text by Ben Myers and clean, bright illustrations by Natasha Kennedy marks Lexham’s first foray into children’s books. This title is the first release in their FatCat series. “Cat” stands for “catechism.”...

Psalms: Volume 1 by James Hamilton

Psalms: Volume 1 by James Hamilton

A Book Review Psalms: Volume 1 (covering Psalms 1–72) by James M. Hamilton Jr. is part of Lexham’s Evangelical Biblical Theology Commentary series. The purpose of this series, according to the General Editor’s Preface, is to “relate biblical theology to our own lives...

Top Ten Posts of 2021

Top Ten Posts of 2021

Blogging isn't quite dead yet. Here's a roundup of which posts drew the most readers in 2021. There's a happy mix of Septuagint, textual criticism, lexicons, and more. Thank you for your interest in what I've shared. I look forward to posting more in 2022! (Also check...

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 2)

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 2)

This is the second part of my interview with Dr. Jim Harrison. Anyone who knows about the New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity series (commonly abbreviated New Docs) knows these ten books are lexical gold, shedding light onto the words of the New Testament...

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 1)

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 1)

Anyone who knows about the New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity series (commonly abbreviated New Docs) knows these ten books are lexical gold, shedding light onto the words of the New Testament beyond what our lexicons and workbooks offer. (You can read a...

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