Daily Gleanings (19 July 2019)

Peter Gurry highlights recent debate over whether the Muratorian fragment is a late antique fake. Ever helpful, HarperCollins’s Unabridged German Dictionary (5th ed.) glosses “sentenziös” simply as “sententious.” Perhaps we need a hashtag for “English vocabulary learned while reading German.” Any ideas? 😉

Daily Gleanings (20 May 2019)

Mike Aubrey points to a full set of video recordings of lectures from the recent SEBTS conference on linguistics and NT Greek. I’ve included this playlist below as well. The “hamburger” button in the upper left-hand corner will expand the playlist contents with a list of speakers and their topics. Larry Hurtado reviews Michael Dormandy’s […]

Daily Gleanings (17 May 2019)

Peter Gurry and John Meade discuss Phoenix Seminary’s “Text and Canon Institute.” Freedom discusses how to improve work performance by minimizing distractions. The essay is pitched mostly toward employers or those in supervisory roles. But we biblical scholars often work in some ways as our own self-supervisors. So the essay should translate over fairly easily […]

Daily Gleanings (2 May 2019)

I recently did a blog post series on expanding your research materials. In this same vein, Mark Hoffman discusses the “Library Extension” for Chrome and Firefox. As Mark summarizes, Once you add the extension in either of the those browsers, an icon appears in the toolbar. Click it on to select your available public library […]

Bulletin for Biblical Research 24, no. 4

The Bulletin for Biblical Research 24, no. 4 contains: John C. Poirier, “An Ontological Definition of ‘Canon’?” Jason S. DeRouchie, “The Heart of YHWH and His Chosen One in 1 Samuel 13:14” Richard Whitekettle, “Like a Fish and Shrimp Out of Water: Identifying the Dāg and Remeś Animals of Habakkuk 1:14″ E. Ray Clendenen, “Salvation by […]

PhD Studentships at Aberdeen

Christian Askeland highlights four PhD studentships available at the University of Aberdeen set to engage the topic of “Authority and Texts: Concepts and Use,” considering questions like: What constitutes authority and provides authenticity to texts and what is the role of textual criticism? How should authoritative texts (including religious, legal, and other texts), be used […]