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 (3 May 2019)

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 […]

Aubrey on theological lexica

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 […]

Tyndale House GNT

The Tyndale House Greek New Testament is set to be released with Crossway on 15 November 2017, just in time for SBL. The text is already available for pre-order on Amazon. According to the volume’s blurb, the principal editors, Dirk Jongkind and Peter Williams, have taken a rigorously philological approach to reevaluating the standard text—reexamining […]