Daily Gleanings (11 June 2019)

Michael Thomas discusses the importance of sleep for knowledge work through the lens of a couple key anecdotal narratives. Todoist has published a helpful introduction to “GTD practices and what [they] think is the most intuitive way to implement the[se practices] in Todoist.” The essay comments, in part, that “the key to GTD isn’t the […]

Daily Gleanings (10 June 2019)

Citing a typical description of early Christian scribal culture, Michael Kruger comments: There are a lot of claims in this brief couple of sentences. Unfortunately, virtually every one of them is mistaken. Kruger then proceeds to discuss three ways in which this early culture was comparatively more professional and competent than it is often described […]

Authorities for SBL Style: Abbreviations, Spelling

We’ve mentioned three levels of authorities for SBL style that apply across your whole project. These include house styles (from a publisher or a school), the SBLHS blog, and of course, the SBLHS itself. The next four authorities apply in specific cases. Here, we’ll cover the first two—those for abbreviations and spelling. 4. Specific-case Authorities […]

Daily Gleanings (7 June 2019)

John Meade is edging closer to the publication of his volume of Hexaplaric fragments for Job 22–42: I can finally announce that my critical edition is set to be released this Fall. I still need to work through  another round of proofs this summer, but it will appear by SBL in San Diego. This is […]

Daily Gleanings (6 June 2019)

Timo Paananen has had is doctoral dissertation accepted at the University of Helsinki. The project is “A Study in Authenticity: Admissible Concealed Indicators of Authority and Other Features of Forgeries—A Case Study on Clement of Alexandria, Letter to Theodore, and the Longer Gospel of Mark.” The project is openly available online. HT: AWOL Mike Aubrey […]

Daily Gleanings: Articles (5 June 2019)

Benjamin Giffone has an interesting article in the most recent issue of the European Journal of Theology, entitled “Technologising of Word and Sacrament: Deuteronomy 14:24–26 and Intermediation in Worship.” According to the abstract, This paper explores the effects of introducing intermediating technologies into worship, through the lens of media ecology. Just like ‘writing is a […]