Short reiteration on peer review, Internet research, and resources

I think that it’s necessary to reiterate the major points that I have made in my past three blog posts after a few interactions I have had over the past week. Therefore, I summarize briefly and more pointedly the most important arguments that I have made in those three blog posts yet with different explanations.

Research and resources

Have you ever been to high school yet? Have you ever been to college yet (or CEGEP if in Quebec)? Have you ever been to a seminary or a specialized institution yet? Have you been to university yet? If so, you should have learned, especially at university, that one must absolutely read more than one

Academic research and the Internet since 2006-2008

In my previous blog post where I shared the history of the process of referee and peer review, I shared how the literature in ancient time was reserved to the elite—those who could read and write. There were no international orthographic and writing standards as we do today (even so today, modern linguists don’t always

Peer review in the sciences and the humanities

Abstract In ancient times, reading and writing was limited to the elite; most people did not know how to read and write. This changed much, in part, with the advent of the Judeo-Christian literature in the first century and much later with the printing press around 1440-1455 CE. The first scientific journal was published in

Examples of logical or rhetorical fallacies to avoid

At times, when discussing or arguing with other people, we may be guilty of committing a logical or a rhetorical fallacy. No one is perfect and we may all be guilty of such at times.  A fallacy is simply incorrect reasoning leading to an invalid argument or statement in relation to logic or rhetoric. There

What are Hermeneutics and Exegesis?

I have already explained what Hermeneutics and Exegesis are in my own words in the post entitled “XegesIs Introduction.” I here cite a few biblical scholars that define in their own words what Exegesis is. The first is Dr. Scot McKnight, Julius R. Mantey Chair of New Testament. He is a Professor at Northern Seminary in Lisle,

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