Daily Gleanings (22 May 2019)

Freedom discusses how to use their “block all except” whitelisting feature to block out distractions and interruptions. For more discussion of Freedom, see these prior posts. John Meade surveys ch. 4 of Ronald Hendel and Jan Joosten’s How Old Is the Hebrew Bible? (YUP, 2018) and promises a follow-up post “attempting to engage the authors […]

Daily Gleanings (21 May 2019)

IBR has a new research group on “Linguistics and the Biblical Text.” HT: William Ross, Mike Aubrey The University of London’s Department of History provides an open list of “justifications. addenda, and corrigenda” for A Concise Dictionary of Akkadian (Harrassowitz, 1999). HT: AWOL

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 (16 May 2019)

Cambridge and Heidelberg are partnering over medieval manuscript digitization. HT: Peter Gurry Peter Gurry discusses plans for NA29 and UBS6, and Tommy Wasserman adds a particularly helpful comment about the ECM volume for John.