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The bottom of the Bible in its Traditions page, and sign up for updates.  It’s really an amazing project.

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IVP Academic’s “Readers Choice Awards”

A nifty idea from IVPA. 2014 was a great year for books at InterVarsity Press. Between November 2013 and October 2014, IVP published 117 new titles on topics ranging from missional living, culture making and spiritual formation to creation care, … Continue reading

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Fun Facts: How Many Words are in the New Testament, and Who Wrote the Most

First, a few caveats: 1- the count was performed using BibleWorks 9, and the SBL Greek New Testament 2- Traditional assignments of authorship are simply presumed. Accordingly, Luke and Acts (Luke’s 2 volume work) is the largest chunk of the … Continue reading

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Adele Berlin on the new ‘Jewish Study Bible’ From Oxford

There are some Q&A over at the OUP Blog which follow up on earlier Q&A with Brettler. What led to the decision to revise the Jewish Study Bible? It has been ten years since the first edition of the Jewish … Continue reading

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More on the First Translation of the Bible into German- in 1320

With the 500th Anniversary of Luther’s version of the Reformation approaching, people will be inundated with incorrect notions about the Bible, and Luther, and the Reformations. Concerning the Bible, I mentioned some time back (thanks to a hint from the … Continue reading

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Seven Common Misconceptions About the Hebrew Bible

There’s a great post of that title over at the Oxford University Press blog.  #6 is particularly noteworthy. 6. The Bible is history. The modern concept of history, judged by whether or not it gets the facts right, is by … Continue reading

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A New Translation of The Old Testament into Danish

The Danish Bible Society has a theme page on the new translation here. The project has made the news in a big way in Denmark. It has been mentioned several times on national tv, and the big (and many small) … Continue reading

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