Daily Gleanings (4 July 2019)

Brice Jones discusses the probable (and problematic) recent offering for sale of P.Oxy. 83.5345 (a “first-century” Mark fragment). Larry Hurtado discusses Darina Staudt’s, Der eine und einzige Gott: Monotheistische Formeln im Urchristentum und ihre Vorgeschichte bei Griechen und Juden (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012). According to Hurtado, the book is “particularly helpful, but has received a disappointing […]

Daily Gleanings: Book Reviews (28 June 2019)

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. […]

Daily Gleanings: Textual Criticism (21 June 2019)

Jacob Peterson and Leigh Ann Thompson discuss how to understand the multi-spectral images being produced in the work of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts. Tommy Wasserman notes that Gorgias Press has entered a partnership with De Gruyter for the electronic hosting of the Texts and Studies volumes, which means that individual […]

Daily Gleanings: New Books (18 June 2019)

Colin Whiting has a new volume out with SBL Press, Documents from the Luciferians: In Defense of the Nicene Creed: This volume includes English translations of several documents written by the Luciferians, a group of fourth-century Christians whose name derives from the bishop Lucifer of Cagliari, that highlight connections between developments in Christian theology and […]

Daily Gleanings (13 June 2019)

Todoist has a helpful guide on getting started with the Pomodoro technique. The guide comments in part: half of all workday distractions are self-inflicted — meaning we pull ourselves out of focus … It isn’t just the time you lose on distractions, it also takes time and energy to refocus your attention. After switching gears, […]