Nehemiah’s Hard Hitting Polemic

Since writing for school has taken over writing for the blog, I’d like to pass on a few projects that could benefit more than one (professorial) reader. I wrote this paper for Old Testament Interpretation at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, but in the process of reading, rereading, and rereading Nehemiah, the rhetorical tension came alive for me and my understanding–of a book I’ve always enjoyed–was permanently changed.


If you drift off at the end, you’ll miss it entirely. The book of Nehemiah is not Continue reading “Nehemiah’s Hard Hitting Polemic”