If you’re an emerging scholar, you probably know you should be writing like crazy. Whether you’re wanting to do so for publication or for class, you know the hard work of moving ideas into written words is one of the most important things you need to do. But then … when and how do you […]
Larry Hurtado discusses early Christian investment in texts with helpful reference to the detailed work of Randolph Richards, Paul and First-Century Letter Writing: Secretaries, Composition and Collection (InterVarsity Press, 2004). Larry Hurtado also discusses the nature of “extant evidence” and inferences based on it, specifically in terms of early Christian texts.
Roger Pearse discusses the King James Version and provides a good deal of interesting material about the translation principles and procedures behind it. AWOL highlights the open access “Digital Biblical Studies” series: The series aims to publish the latest research at the intersection of Digital Humanities and Biblical Studies, Ancient Judaism, and Early Christianity in […]
Forthcoming from Eerdmans in August 2019 is Brant Pitre, Michael Barber, and John Kincaid’s edited volume Paul, a New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology. According to the book’s blurb, After the landmark work of E. P. Sanders, the task of rightly accounting for Paul’s relationship to Judaism has dominated the last forty years of Pauline […]
On theLAB, Dougald Mclaurin discusses how faculty can “work with librarians to help students write better papers.” Similarly, see also these prior discussions about how to use your school’s library or other libraries near you. From Brill: With the publication of Keeping Watch in Babylon, Brill is happy to have published the 100th volume of […]
De Gruyter Open has a number of volumes in classical and Ancient Near Eastern studies via open access. HT: AWOL Freedom continues the dialog over Apple’s added rules that effectively removed much of Freedom’s functionality for new iOS users. For background, see: Freedom Has Been Temporarily Removed from the App Store How to Download Freedom […]