What is Exegesis Anyway?

| November 21, 2012

Words like “exegesis” and “exegetical” are thrown around by biblical scholars all the time. Those not in the guild or who haven’t taken courses in biblical languages or hermeneutics might wonder what the terminology means. If that’s you, I recommend reading this short post by Jeff Krantz over at the Logos Bible Software blog. The […]

On Using Rabbinic Material to Interpret the New Testament

| November 25, 2011

I’m still in the process of getting things together for the posting of my ETS papers (both of which were well received). I’ll have that ready by the end of the weekend. However, I decided to post something else that I have recently run into. I’m not sure why it hasn’t occurred to me before, […]

Tools for Biblical Research, Part 1: Toward the End of Bible Study as Most Think of It

| September 16, 2011

In addition to my day job at Logos I’m an adjunct distance ed professor of biblical studies at the seminary level. One of the more common questions I get from students is about sources for biblical research papers. Poor sources are the bane of both the student who wants to learn something about the text […]

Why Learn Akkadian?

| August 22, 2010

I know. You’re thinking I’ll say “because it is there.”† Here is a more practical answer from a review of an important recent lexical resource. Technorati Tags: akkadian, cognate, exegesis, important, language, semitic

Learning to Use Hebrew and Greek

| June 4, 2010

I think I blogged about this in the past, but if not, here goes. One of the recent projects I’ve worked on at Logos has been creating a set of video tools for teaching people who can read only English how to use Greek and Hebrew for Bible study. I did the Hebrew; my colleague […]