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Commentaries for the Pastor's Study
With this list, Professor Brug details different commentaries and loosely ranks the best commentaries available for each book of the Bible. This list is especially useful for its New Testament Treatment. A more updated ...
Doctrinal Brief: Part-Time Pastors
Dr. Brug discusses part-time pastoral calls, specifically retirement calls and tent ministries. While recognizing that some congregations may have good reasons for being unable to support a full-time pastor, this should ...
Exegetical Brief: Was Solomon A Misogynist?
John Brug asserts that Solomon’s statement in Ecclesiastes 7:28 does not mean that he found all women evil, but that it reflects two other truths: “the departure of the human race from what God meant it to be and Solomon’s ...
Exegetical Brief: John 19:39—A Mixture of Myrrh and Aloes
Professor Brug examines the terminology used to describe the mixture brought by Nicodemas in John 19:39, as well as the vessel in which it was carried.
Exegetical Brief: The Betrothal Explanation of Porneia in the Exception Clause
John Brug presents the case of porneia in the exception clause of Matthew 5:32 and 19:9, that it means any kind of sexual immorality, against those who would restrict its meaning to certain kinds of sexual misconduct.
Pastors and Plagiarism: Some Thoughts
Prof. Brug offers some comments and advice about citation of sources.
Scylla and Charybdis
Prof. Brug discusses the dangerous yet necessary course traveled by Christians: navigating the narrow way between the “Scylla” of legalism and the “Charybdis” of antinomianism.
John Brug introduces volume 106 of the Quarterly with this essay, in which he reminds us of the standards we must keep when we refocus on the teachings of our church fathers, most especially that we do not allow them to ...