About the Blog The main motto of the blog is: “Bridging the Eastern and the Western New Testament Scholarship through discussions, interactions, articulations, and the like”. You can also join the Facebook Group entitled “New Testament Scholarship Worldwide” (NTSW) here. About Johnson Thomaskutty Rev. Johnson Thomaskutty is Assistant Professor of New Testament studies at Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India (UBS), and editor of Union Biblical Seminary Journal (UBSJ). Before joining UBS, he was serving as Lecturer of New Testament/Greek language and Chaplain at Serampore College, West Bengal, India, a college founded by William Carey, Joshua Marshman and William Ward (The Serampore ‘Trio’) in 1818. Currently, he also serves as Research Associate of Prof. Kobus Kok (also see here) in the research field of Mission and Ethics, in the Department of New Testament Studies, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, South Africa. If you want to know more, go here, or just write: firstname.lastname@example.org Also connect with him at Facebook and at Twitter Education: BA (Main: Indian History) (Kerala University, Kerala, India) BD (Faith Theological Seminary, Kerala, India/Senate of Serampore College, West Bengal, India) MTh (Master of Theology in New Testament, Gurukul Lutheran Theological College & Research Institute, Chennai) ThM (Master of Theology in New Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ, USA) PhD Candidate under Prof. Jan van der Watt (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands) Comments about this Blog: “You are writing the best study of Thomas in the East I have seen. You are clear and careful and your work shows careful study and reflection. I am certain you are serving not only India but the world” (James H. Charlesworth, George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature, Director and Editor, Princeton Dead Sea Scroll Project, Princeton, New Jersey, USA). “Thank you so much for your excellent work. It definitely pushes our thinking well beyond the previous horizons” (Gerald L. Borchert, Senior Professor of New Testament, Cason-Newman University and Thesis Director of the Robert Webber Institute for Worship Studies).