“Grammatical Analysis of Various Biblical Hebrew Texts According to a Traditional Semitic Grammar.”


“‘They Were Not Brought Up in Idleness’: Matthew Henry, the Old Testament, and Work.” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology (forthcoming).

“ The ‘Altar of the Lord Your God’ in Deuteronomy 16.21: Central Altar or Local Altars?” Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 37.4 (2013): 453-472.

Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary, 2nd ed. (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2015), s.v. “Jephthah.”


“Matthew Henry, the Old Testament, and Work.” Presented to the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, March 18, 2017.

“Arabic and the Biblical Hebrew Niphal.” Presented to the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Society, Luther Rice University, March 27, 2015.

“The Third Person Pronoun in Verbless Nominal Clauses: Separating Pronoun or Copula?”  To be presented to the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Society, November 17, 2015.


Review of Tamar Zewi. The Samaritan Version of Saadya Gaon’s Translation of the Pentateuch: Critical Edition and Study of MS London BL OR7562 and Related MSS. Biblia Arabica 3. Boston: Brill, 2015. Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament (forthcoming).

Review of Edward J. Young. My Servant the Prophets. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1978. Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies (forthcoming).

Review of Peter H. W. Lau and Gregory Goswell. Unceasing Kindness: A Biblical Theology of Ruth. New Studies in Biblical Theolgoy 41. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2016. Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies (2017). See http://jbtsonline.org/review-of-unceasing-kindness-a-biblical-theology-of-ruth-by-peter-h-lau-and-gregory-goswell/.

Review of Stephen B. Chapman, 1 Samuel as Christian Scripture: A Theological Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (2017): 394-97.

Review of Glenn Pemberton, The God Who Saves: An Introduction to the Message of the Old Testament. Abilene, TX: Abilene Christian University Press, 2015. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 59.3 (2016): 605-07.

Review of Robert D. Holmstedt and John Screnock, Esther: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text. Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015. The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 20.1 (2016): 165-70.

Review of John H. Walton, The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015. Luther Rice Journal of Christian Studies 1 (2016): 94-95. See https://issuu.com/akerlin/docs/luther_rice_journal_of_christian_st/1.