If hermeneutics of “rewritten Bible” are highlighted, it’s easier to compare these texts and their hermeneutics with Paul’s interpretive work.
“Scripture, Texts, and Tracings in 1 Corinthians” helps clarify Paul’s engagement with Scripture and has already received some very kind praise.
The Göttingen Septuagint volume on Ecclesiastes is now available from V&R. The Göttingen series is a fabulous resource, and it’s wonderful to see some further gradual progress toward its completion. HT: John Meade Tommy Wasserman discusses a couple potential new 1 Corinthians fragments. The updates at the bottom of the post, as well as the […]
On 5–6 April, I attended the annual Stone-Campbell Journal Conference. One of the most fascinating papers was that by David Fiensy. The paper was rather innocuously titled “Interpreting Acts: The Value of Archaeology.” But David delivered a fascinating, eye-opening discussion of disease in the ancient Mediterranean. David’s primary evidence is archaeologically preserved in bones and […]
Gabriel Vasquez (also Gabriele Vázquez) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian from the late 16th and early 17th centuries (BnF; Antonio Goyena, “Gabriel Vasquez” CE). In his time, Vasquez was known for a strong familiarity with different authors and schools of thought, and Benedict XIV praised him as a “luminary of theology” (Goyena, “Gabriel Vasquez” CE). […]
Google Books has full-text PDFs available for both volumes of Frédéric Godet’s Première épitre aux Corinthiens: Volume 1 Volume 2 [zotpress items=”BXJZ275R” style=”society-of-biblical-literature-fullnote-bibliography” cite=”yes”]