Traversing the Mount

My spiritual journey has taken an interesting pathway. At first it seemed like something that would only be a waypoint on the grand journey of pursuing my doctorate. During one of the resident sessions I was introduced to the interpretive discipline of Biblical Performance Criticism. This discipline seeks to understand Scripture by seeing the text … [Read more…]

Traversing the Mount – Memorizing the text

After one of the presentations of the Sermon on the Mount someone will inevitably ask me how I can memorize that much text. At first this question annoyed me. It seemed to draw attention to the exterior matter of me as the presenter rather than focusing on the interior matter of the sermon itself and … [Read more…]