Scholarly Journal for Septuagint Studies Now Available Online

| March 5, 2013

Thanks to Peter Gentry for this note. Thanks to the hard work of Ben Wright and Jay Treat, volumes 1-33 (1968-2000) of the Bulletin of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (BIOSCS) are now available in PDF online. The IOSCS printed these first 33 volumes and have obtained permission from the current publisher (Eisenbrauns) to […]

Biblical Theology, Poverty, and Social Justice, Part 5

| February 8, 2013

In the last installment of this series, I directed readers to the short essay by J. Levenson, “Poverty and the State in Biblical Thought” (13 pp). Levenson is a Jewish biblical scholar and a favorite of mine. I think the article is important for helping us think about the relationship of the Israelite state to poverty […]

The Name Theology in Israelite Religion

| November 27, 2011

Here is the first of my two ETS papers, “The Name Theology in Israelite Religion.” Hope you find it interesting. I think it’s a good succinct summary of the history of the discussion. Of course I throw my own two cents in toward the end. The second paper on the question of the alleged evolution […]

German Bible Society Greek and Hebrew Texts Online for Free

| September 2, 2011

The German Bible Society (highly reputed in academia) have released their texts on their website for free use: the Greek NT (NA27), Hebrew Bible (BHS), and LXX. Thanks to Mark Goodacre for this alert. Technorati Tags: BHS, German Bible Society, Greek New Testament, Hebrew Bible, LXX, NA27, septuagint