Daily Gleanings: Paul in RBL (2 July 2019)

In the Review of Biblical Literature, Nicholas Elder reviews Channing Crisler’s Reading Romans as Lament: Paul’s Use of Old Testament Lament in His Most Famous Letter (Pickwick, 2016). According to Elder, The monograph’s central argument is that Paul is thoroughly indebted to the language and logic of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible lament in his letter to […]

Daily Gleanings: Attention (1 July 2019)

The Dropbox blog discusses Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy (Melville House, 2019). Not surprisingly, several comments in the essay have ready application to how biblical scholars relate to the attention economy. Among these are: Actively choosing how you wield your attention is a modern-day survival skill. This is resisting the attention […]

Daily Gleanings: Book Reviews (28 June 2019)

Mike Aubrey discusses six recent and forthcoming books in the area of Greek linguistics. Mark Ward reviews Dirk Jongkind’s Introduction to the Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge (Crossway, 2019). About half of the review summarizes the book. Approximately the other half interacts with ch. 7’s proposal of a biblical-theological view of textual transmission. […]

Daily Gleanings: Open, Free Access Resources (27 June 2019)

The proceedings of last project EAGLE (Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy) conference from 2016 are openly accessible. HT: AWOL The Friedberg Jewish Manuscript Society has an online, freely accessible archive of manuscripts and transcriptions from the Cairo Geniza. HT: Jim Davila, Stephen Goranson

Daily Gleanings: New Releases (26 June 2019)

Newly available from SBL Press is Gideon R. Kotzé, Wolfgang Kraus, and Michaël N. van der Meer’s edited collection, XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: Stellenbosch, 2016. According to the Press, This book includes papers given at the XVI Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS), held […]