2 Chronicles Göttingen LXX in Accordance

Accordance is the only software that has Hanhart's 2 Chronicles Göttingen edition. V&R published the print edition in 2014, and Accordance released their electronic edition in 2018. Currently, Accordance has their Göttingen LXX on sale for the lowest price they have ever offered. The 2 Chronicles volume is available apart from the bundle, but the … Continue reading 2 Chronicles Göttingen LXX in Accordance

Logos 8 – Notable Performance Improvements

For over ten years I used Logos as my primary tool for studying the Bible. A few years ago, however, it seemed clear to me that my primary interests and the focus of Faithlife (the company that makes Logos) were going in different directions. I wanted a product that prioritized original language research, and it … Continue reading Logos 8 – Notable Performance Improvements

Critique textuelle de l’Ancien Testament Online

Charles Jones posted notice that the University of Zurich has made available all five volumes of Dominique Barthélemy's Critique textuelle de l'ancien Testament. There is nothing quite like this work. I’ve posted in the past on the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project, which led to these volumes, and on the unique role Bathélemy played in … Continue reading Critique textuelle de l’Ancien Testament Online

Bible Odyssey: What is the Oldest Bible?

I wrote an article for Bible Odyssey answering this question. Bible Odyssey is an online initiative of SBL intended to communicate the results of scholarship to a popular audience. The article is a response to several user questions related to the issue of "oldest Bible." I tried to explain that the answer depends on what … Continue reading Bible Odyssey: What is the Oldest Bible?

OT Textual Criticism LibGuide

Students in Old Testament exegesis classes at SBTS regularly have to work through textual criticism projects. Gathering all the resources to make a table of witnesses is one of their biggest obstacles. I made this LibGuide to show them exactly what they need and where to find it in the library. Have a look if … Continue reading OT Textual Criticism LibGuide

Andrew Perrin on the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls

Ancient Jew Review has posted an interview I did recently with Andrew Perrin on his new book The Dynamics of Dream-Vision Revelation in the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls (V&R, 2015). Here's a portion of the interview where Andrew is explaining the topic of the book and its intersection with modern scholarship: Highlighting the centrality of dream-visions to the thought world of the Aramaic … Continue reading Andrew Perrin on the Aramaic Dead Sea Scrolls

Ken Penner on the Hebrew Verbal System of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Center for Ancient Christian Studies (SBTS) has posted an interview I did with Ken Penner on his forthcoming book The Verbal System of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Here are the questions he addresses: What is the argument of the book? What piqued your interest in the verbal system of the Dead Sea Scrolls? How has the … Continue reading Ken Penner on the Hebrew Verbal System of the Dead Sea Scrolls

HB in the DSS using Accordance 11

Here is a video showing how you can use the INFER-search to find direct or indirect references to the Hebrew Bible in the DSS. The steps are the same as those listed yesterday for the NT in the Didache post. There is audio in this one. Steps: Open a tagged Hebrew Bible, limit your search … Continue reading HB in the DSS using Accordance 11