Updated Hexapla Institute Website

John Meade just alerted me to the fact that the Hexapla Institute website has been updated. According to John, they are trying to bring the online hub for “the Field for the 21st century” into the 21st century. Check it out for information on the history of the project, assigments, and more.

From Baptist to Orthodox

Gabe Martini shares his journey from Southern Baptist Protestantism to the Orthodox faith Gabe Martini is a Product Manager at Logos Bible Software and host of the blog On Behalf of All, a group blog seeking to promote the Orthodox Christian faith. I recently discovered that at one time Gabe was a Southern Baptist, he lived in Louisville, […]

On Making Good Arguments

Charles Halton taught me something about making a good argument, and it has stuck with me. I took a couple of his M.Div. classes, and I would frequently observe this exchange (I might have been the student once or twice): Student: “But isn’t it possible that …” Charles: “Yes, anything is possible.” No matter the […]

Recommended Summer Reading

I work at the James P. Boyce Centennial Library, and the staff there are putting together a suggested summer reading list for students. Here are the books related to biblical studies I suggested, in no particular order: The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography, by John J. Collins — This is a fantastically written, carefully reasoned, concise introduction […]

Nonbiblical DSS in Logos

Logos’ nonbiblical DSS database has gone from unusable train wreck to rockin’: http://blog.logos.com/2014/05/studying-the-dead-sea-scrolls-just-got-easier/

From Framing Houses to Framing Discourse

An Ιnterview with Steve Runge Last month, Steve Runge taught a class at SBTS on his Discourse Grammar of the Greek New Testament. While he was in town, he shared with us a bit of his story — a story I thought you would enjoy, too. BWD: Steve, thank you so much for making the trek […]

Interview with Two Editors of the Lexham English Septuagint

Rick Brannan and Ken Penner were kind enough to sit down and talk with me about a recently published English translation of the LXX, the Lexham English Septuagint (LES). I shared an early draft of these questions with a few friends who are involved in Septuagint studies, and couple of them had questions of their own. I […]