Dictionary of Classical Hebrew: A Unique, Indispensable Tool

| January 25, 2013

I heard in the office today that the Dictionary of Classical Hebrew (DCH; 8 vols; ed. David J. A. Clines) is almost at the development threshold on pre-pub. It needs only a couple dozen more orders to become a digital reality. I don’t often blog about Logos pre-pubs. This is one of those exceptions.1 For […]

Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice, Part 4

| January 19, 2013

In Part 3 of this series, I had assembled a list of verse references drawn from the ABD article (linked in Parts 2 and 3) on the poor / poverty which its author categorized as involving oppression of the poor in legal (and hence political) contexts. I then put an exercise before myself and readers. […]

Naked Bible Podcast Episode 032: Word Study Techniques, Part 1

| January 19, 2013

The latest episode continues the series on Bible study at the word level. This episode focuses on why knowing how a word is used by a single author can be important. The nature of the example I use (“unmarried” / agameō in 1 Cor 7) requires saying something about a word’s distribution as well. Technorati Tags: […]

J-STOR Opens Archives for Free Access to Scholarly Journals

| January 18, 2013

A while back I blogged on the importance of scholarly journals for biblical research. J-STOR, one of the premier database repositories for academic journals in the humanities (which of course includes biblical studies, archaeology, and religion) recently announced a new program to provide journal articles to the public for free. Check it out! Technorati Tags: […]

Tips for Bible Study from the Blogosphere

| January 17, 2013

A reader of Naked Bible recently sent me a link to a post he wrote that provides links to 45 blogs that offer tips for Bible study (varied ages and circumstances). Check it out – some useful links. Technorati Tags: study