The one who is serious about getting at the earliest attainable text of the Hebrew Bible will eventually find herself or himself face-to-face with a page like this: The Göttingen Septuagint is the largest scholarly edition of the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible. Its full title is Septuaginta: Vetus Testamentum Graecum Auctoritate Academiae Scientiarum Gottingensis … Continue reading
I’ve just recently learned about The Blog of the Twelve. Based on what I’ve seen so far, it’s recommended reading, especially for folks with an interest in the Minor Prophets. There is a good book review from that blog of G.K. Beale’s Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. (That book was a … Continue reading
Charles Spurgeon is reported to have said, “If you have to give a carnival to get people to come to church, then you will have to keep giving carnivals to keep them coming back.” And so we who blog in the fields of academic biblical studies and theology keep giving carnivals. So let Words on … Continue reading
The full text of the new NA28 Greek New Testament is available online for free. No critical apparatus (that will probably be for-pay only), but it’s nice to be able to easily access the text now. You can go here to do that. More about the Nestle-Aland edition is here.
There is still time to enter my giveaway for Zondervan’s new resource, Devotions on the Greek New Testament. If you want to check out the book before you decide to enter, my review of it is here. To enter the giveaway, go here.
Yesterday I reviewed Zondervan’s new resource, Devotions on the Greek New Testament. I have an extra copy to give away (not my review copy). I recommend this volume, for either you or the Greek language-lover in your life. To enter the giveaway, simply comment on this blog post and say why it is you would … Continue reading
I used to think it was just a scare tactic when professors of biblical languages said, “Use your Greek! Don’t let your Hebrew get rusty, or it will be gone forever!” They were, of course, right. For various reasons I had to have a bit of lag time between Hebrew I and Hebrew II, and … Continue reading
Tomorrow (Tuesday) I have the final exam in my class, Use of the Old Testament in the New. That can only mean one thing, and that is that it’s time for this:
Daniel R. Streett has some good thoughts on reading Greek, summarizing some information presented at the Society of Biblical Literature meeting last week: For proficient reading, automaticity is necessary. In SLA [second language acquisition], automaticity means automatic recognition and understanding of a word or phrase. It actually happens involuntarily, without intervening analysis. It is not subject to … Continue reading
Last week I posted some initial impressions of the just-released Logos 5. Having had a little more time with it now, here are some further impressions I have. The Data Sets guide the user through resources nicely and can do some unique things. The Logos 5 Data Sets are what most stand out to me … Continue reading