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Principles and Practices of Bible Translation
Professor Brug explains, “The purpose of this paper is to suggest and illustrate some principles or “rules” to guide translators as they carry the Word of God from the original languages into modern versions in different ...
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 ...
A Doctrinal Study of the ELCA in 2012
Professor Brug offers his most recent analysis of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). After a quick review of the history leading up to the formation of the ELCA, Brug takes a close look at three specific ...
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 ...
Pastoral Brief: The Power of Hymnody
As we consider hymnody, the connection of specific hymns with specific occasions, Professor Brug remarks, “It is not a pastor’s responsibility to create such milestones and memories for his people, but it is his responsibility ...
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.