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,

Introduction to XegesIs

I have done four years of online academic Biblical Studies with Dr. Michael S. Heiser from 2008-2012, including summer time. Within those four years, I completed one year of biblical Hebrew and Greek, and three years of theological and other related Biblical Studies. In 2012, I also completed two courses of Religious Studies through one

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