Today our post will be confined to a brief summary of important points, and the posing of what I believe to be a very important question. As a whole, there is little doubt in my mind that the linguistic evidence points towards either Luke or Paul as the author of Hebrews. Still, there is just [...]
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In part 2 of the Read-In we covered Allen’s analysis of Apollos and Barnabas as potential authors of Hebrews. The evidence to support these candidates is, to say the least, very thin. The Apostle Paul however, is another matter entirely. In this supplemental post we will concisely examine Allen’s treatment of the Pauline hypothesis. The [...]
In part 1 of our Read-In of the Lukan Authorship of Hebrews we looked at the primary methodological structures set up by David Allen. Today, in part 2, we are going to see how those structures affect Allen’s treatment of the two authorial candidates for Hebrews, namely, Barnabas and Apollos. In a supplementary post (to [...]
The conclusions one draws about the authorship of Hebrews will in large part depend on methodology. In reading the Lukan Authorship of Hebrews, we need to pay strict attention to the methodological structure that David Allen sets in place. First, Allen gives clear primacy to NT authors with whose writings we are familiar. While he [...]
Ok, so we have our first winners for the Christianbook.com Academic blog “Read In”. The five winners will receive one copy of David Allen’s book Lukan Authorship of Hebrews. But before we announce the winners here is our reading plan for the book and some other details about our new “Read In” feature. Day One [...]
I am pleased announce that we are going to begin a new feature here on the Christianbook.com Academic Blog called a “read in”. What’s a “Read In”? A “read in” consists of a community of people who want to engage a subject presented by a particular book. They agree to read the book and participate [...]
With Peter T. O’Brien’s new contribution to the Pillar series, The Letter to the Hebrews, I think it is time to give credit to where it is due. I believe the Pillar New Testament Commentary series is now the best commentary on the market. But before we proceed, a brief caveat. I recognize that it [...]