Daily Gleanings about the (non-)use of linguistics in biblical studies, particularly in Hebrew lexicography.
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. […]
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
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 […]
Mike Aubrey is “rethinking transitivity and the Greek perfect.” The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity provides a database that is making readily accessible and searchable as much as possible of the early evidence for the cult of Christian saints (up to around AD 700), with key texts presented in their original language, all with […]
Mike Aubrey has provided an excerpt from an essay of his in Linguistics & Biblical Exegesis (Lexham, 2016). The excerpt strives carefully to work out a middle ground that is neither wholly on the side of theological lexica nor on that of James Barr’s critique of them. Instead, Mike suggests, If the failure of theological dictionaries was […]