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 […]

New Testament Textual Criticism: Search for Manuscripts Goes On

| February 20, 2013

For those interested in NT textual criticism, here’s a nice piece on Dan Wallace and the work of the CSNTM (Center for the Study of NT Manuscripts). Hard to believe Dan is sixty! Technorati Tags: CSNTM, manuscripts, New Testament, textual, textual criticism, wallace

Dan Wallace Interview on the Discovery of (Allegedly Very Early) New Testament Manuscript Fragments

| May 19, 2012

The Evangelical Textual Criticism blog has posted a video interview with Dan Wallace in regard to Wallace’s surprise announcement months ago during his debate with Bart Ehrman, that very early material of the gospel of Mark had been discovered. Wallace, as some of you may already know, spends his summers traversing the ancient world searching […]

Bart Ehrman vs. the Son of God in Mark 1:1 – A Response

| October 21, 2011

I’ve posted on Bart Ehrman and his work several times before on this blog (e.g., here and here). My contention with Bart is that he’s a fundamentalist — someone who is unwilling to process an issue in any other way than the black-and-white, either-or fallacy that he himself has framed. I’m sympathetic to him only […]

Syriac E-Sources

| May 28, 2011

If there are any out there who like Syriac, this is pretty cool. I’m actually not one of them. I actually suggested that it be removed from my graduate program in favor of Akkadian and more Ugaritic. The reason is that languages and literature pre-dating or contemporaneous to the biblical Hebrew text are just more […]