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Bible PhD Tech

Off-Campus Oxford Handbooks Online Ready

Thanks to John Merritt, off-campus access to Oxford Handbooks Online is ready to roll. Head over to the databases page, and you will see it in the New Databases section on the right side of the screen and in its permanent home in the O-section. Click the link, log in with your normal SBTS login […]

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Aramaic Greek Hebrew PhD Productivity Tech

Word for Mac & iOS

For writing anything more than a note, I use two apps: Ulysses and Word. I like one of them and tolerate the other. I’m just going to tell you about Word today, the one I tolerate. If I weren’t a student and a teacher, I would never touch Word because Ulysses is absolutely sublime. If […]

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PhD

PhD Update

I passed comprehensive exams earlier this spring, and in the summer we began working on the Milan Manuscript Project, which is now funded. Early next year the photographs will be made, and I will begin working on the manuscript as a part of my dissertation. In the meantime, Italian and Latin are the focus of […]

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PhD

Graduate Research & Practicality

I often hear people say they want to do graduate research that is practical and easily relatable to the common person — not the case with most textual criticism focused dissertations. Today’s episode of Here & Now was encouraging to me, however, and I hope it is for the rest of you working on the often “irrelevant” minutiae […]

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PhD Productivity

Graduate Research Seminar: Writing Tools

I gave a talk today at the SBTS Graduate Research Seminar about writing tools for seminar papers and dissertations. Here’s the handout: GRS 2016 – Writing Tools We covered the following: Google Drive | Office 365 | Templates | Zotero | 1Password | PDF Expert The last two are not directly related to writing but […]

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Greek PhD

Milan Manuscript Project

I put together a GoFundMe page and a printable pamphlet for a new Hexapla Institute endeavor. Check it out, and please share liberally. The Hexapla Institute has the opportunity to produce a completely new edition of the Milan Manuscript (Ra. 1098), the largest currently known copy of Origen’s Hexapla, utilizing Three Dimensional Multi-Spectral Imaging Technology recently developed […]

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Hebrew PhD

Last Day of the Summer Hebrew Reading Group

This was the last week of our Hebrew reading group. The purpose of the group was simply to encourage students to read Hebrew during their break. The goal was to come each week having read three chapters in Genesis, to bring a question or two, and to be ready to translate when called on. On […]

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Hebrew PhD

Summer Hebrew Reading @SBTSlibrary

Just a reminder that our summer Hebrew reading workshop starts tomorrow morning at 8-9am (Mullins room, library 3rd floor). You can see all the details here.

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Bible Greek PhD Productivity

Loeb Online LibGuide

Boyce Library posted a LibGuide I created showing how to use the online Loeb Classical Library. The guide provides step-by-step instructions, via screenshots, for how to do the following: Access the full contents of the online Loeb Classical Library as an SBTS student Make and save highlights and notes Find Loeb volumes important for biblical studies Cite […]

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Bible Dead Sea Scrolls Hebrew PhD

SBTS at SBL 2015

There are a handful of SBTS associated people presenting at SBL this year: Sunday, November 22 Michael T. Graham, Jr., “An Examination of Paul’s Use of Ps 51:4 in Rom 3:4 and Its Implications on Rom 3:1-8” – 1:30-2:00pm, Hilton-303 Shawn J. Wilhite, “Atonement in the Heavenly Holy of Holies: Early Reception of Atonement in […]