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This new volume may be of interest to many of you: Im Jahr 2015 kam es zu einer Debatte um den kanonischen Rang des Alten Testaments, der ein Echo auch in der kirchlichen Öffentlichkeit und in der Tagespresse fand. Ausgangspunkt … Continue reading
Selected Writings of Erhard S. Gerstenberger, prof. em. of Old Testament, Marburg There has been published by the University Library of Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, a large collection of essays by OT professor Erhard S. Gerstenberger written over the past 50 years. … Continue reading
Well here we are once again, having persevered for many years inviting you to join us on our tour of the best of the best postings from the world of biblical studies which appeared in the month of June in … Continue reading
You have seduced me, Yahweh, and I have let myself be seduced; you have overpowered me: you were the stronger. I am a laughing-stock all day long, they all make fun of me. For whenever I speak, I have to howl … Continue reading
That’s right, you can buy the PDF’s of the entire commentary from yours truly for a paltry $199 $149 by clicking my PayPal Link. It’s that simple. It’s a good commentary. Here’s what a lawyer in Wisconsin says about it: This commentary … Continue reading
Is beautiful. And a very cool addition to my Luther Bible collection.
You are not a God who takes pleasure in evil, no sinner can be your guest. Boasters cannot stand their ground under your gaze. You hate evil-doers, liars you destroy; the violent and deceitful Yahweh detests. (Ps. 5:4-6 NJB) Break the … Continue reading
And one has been discovered, and ordered, here. When it arrives I’ll have in my collection Luther’s 1534 2 volume edition, the 1541 edition, and the earliest, the 1522 New Testament translated at the Wartburg. Hooray.
The month of May saw the publication of a variety of Biblical Studies related posts across the spectrum of the Biblioblogging / Biblical Studies Kingdom. Readers will find in what follows the best of the lot.* If it’s here, it’s … Continue reading
The newest volume of the Society for Old Testament Study Monograph Series has been published: Marriage by Capture in the Book of Judges: An Anthropological Approach.
Speculum humanae salvationis (‘Krumlovský sborník’), Bohemia ca. 1420 (Praha, Knihovna Národního muzea, III B 10, fol. 2r)
Whenever someone ‘discovers’ a new ‘meaning’ of an ancient concept it behooves us all to be skeptical. Why? Well first of all, the very nature of scholarship is skepticism. It accepts nothing at face value but requires good substantial evidence. … Continue reading
Cambridge University Library has a gem of a post. It is rare that archival research makes the national news. Jeffrey Alan Miller’s identification of a draft of a portion of the King James Bible hit the headlines in October 2015: … Continue reading
Whenever I read the Bible I feel like Jacob wrestling the Angel. It won’t let me go till it leaves a permanent wound.
The King James Version of the Bible was published in Britain. And no, the one you carry around with you that says KJV on the spine isn’t the same at all! If your Bible doesn’t look like this, you don’t … Continue reading
It reminds me of the words of God through Jeremiah- “You steal. You murder. You commit adultery. You lie when you swear on oath. You sacrifice to the god Baal. You pay allegiance to other gods whom you have not … Continue reading
Lots of ink has been spilled and many pixels been lit up on the question of what we mean when we say ‘the text of the New Testament’. Is the only thing we are left with ‘texts of the NT’, … Continue reading