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Welcome to Tool Talk from Exegetical Tools, where we discuss sound practices and solid resources for students of the Scriptures. Host Travis Montgomery sits down (or rings up) pastors, scholars, and students to ask them about tools they're using to study the Bible, exegetical and theological issues they're currently engaging, and Scriptures that are ministering to their hearts.For more great resources, check out exegeticaltools.com or follow ET on social media (@exegeticaltools).

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Welcome to Tool Talk from Exegetical Tools, where we discuss sound practices and solid resources for students of the Scriptures. Host Travis Montgomery sits down (or rings up) pastors, scholars, and students to ask them about tools they're using to study the Bible, exegetical and theological issues they're currently engaging, and Scriptures that are ministering to their hearts.For more great resources, check out exegeticaltools.com or follow ET on social media (@exegeticaltools).

    Language Tools, Learning Trends, and the New THGNT-ESV Parallel Bible

    Language Tools, Learning Trends, and the New THGNT-ESV Parallel Bible

    After Crossway partnered with Tyndale House to produce a new Greek New Testament, it was only a matter of time before a THGNT-ESV parallel Bible was produced. How can students of the Scriptures benefit from these tools?  How can seminaries and Bible...

    • 41 min
    Visual Outline Charts of the New Testament | Scott Bashoor

    Visual Outline Charts of the New Testament | Scott Bashoor

    Can the importance of context be visualized? A unique and innovative resource, Visual Charts of the New Testament (SCS Press, 2020) introduces, surveys, and outlines every book of the NT in single-page charts, breaking them into discourse units and...

    • 32 min
    Interpreting Scripture Like It's Inspired | Matthew Barrett

    Interpreting Scripture Like It's Inspired | Matthew Barrett

    The Gospels don't have a 'lower' Christology than Paul, so why has this claim gained ground? To answer this question, Matthew Barrett considers the nature of Scripture, the definition of biblical theology, and the role of systematics in exegesis....

    • 50 min
    The Task of a Biblical Scholar | Andreas Köstenberger

    The Task of a Biblical Scholar | Andreas Köstenberger

    Travis interviews Andreas Köstenberger about the task of a biblical scholar and his own career.

    • 52 min
    How Does the New Testament Use the Old Testament?

    How Does the New Testament Use the Old Testament?

    Christians have one Bible with two testaments, and the New Testament authors frequently refer back to the Old Testament Scriptures. But they don't only point to prophecies that have been fulfilled or directly quote OT passages. In this episode, joined by co-host Taylor DiRoberto, Travis gives an overview of the NT use of the OT and considers some trickier examples.

    Going to ETS 2019 in San Diego? Reach out to Travis to chat about Tool Talk, Exegetical Tools, Fontes Press, Midwestern Seminary, or whatever! 

    Travis's ETS 2019 presentation: "An Ironic Redemption: The Use of Psalm 2 LXX in Luke 23:1-25," Friday, Nov 22, 3:30-4:10 PM, Grand Hyatt - Pyramid Peak.

    Featured Resources:


    Accelerate (Five-Year BA and MDiv) at Spurgeon CollegeThe Timothy Track (Residential MDiv Internship and Scholarship) at Midwestern SeminaryCommentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by G. K. Beale and D. A. CarsonHandbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by G. K. BealeA New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New by G. K. BealeEchoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul by Richard B. HaysEchoes of Scripture in the Gospels by Richard B. HaysNew Testament Theology: Magnifying God in Christ by Thomas SchreinerMatthew, Disciple and Scribe: The First Gospel and Its Portrait of Jesus by Patrick SchreinerBiblical Theology of the New Testament by Peter StuhlmacherThe Ways of Our God: An Approach to Biblical Theology by Charles Scobie

    • 49 min
    Paul and Plato? Two Errors with Pagan Parallels | Joseph Dodson

    Paul and Plato? Two Errors with Pagan Parallels | Joseph Dodson

    Travis interviews Joseph Dodson on Paul in comparison with Greco-Roman philosophers and how to examine extrabiblical parallels.

    • 36 min

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