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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 […]

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Bible Greek PhD

Published: Letters of Ignatius Greek Reader

GlossaHouse has published a book to which I and several others contributed —  The Letters of Ignatius: Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader. Brian Renshaw and Shawn Wilhite did the herculean task of editing and typesetting the book. Both Brian and Shawn have posted about how the project came about. The remaining volumes in the series should be […]

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Bible Greek PhD

Holmes-Parsons Ecclesiastes

Just the other day I was looking for a PDF of the Holmes-Parsons edition of Ecclesiastes. John Meade helped me find it online here. In fact, all five volumes are available online. Today, I got to see the real thing:

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Aramaic Bible Dead Sea Scrolls Greek Hebrew PhD

‘Warning’ or ‘Turning’ in Isaiah 8.11

This text-critical problem has been my hobby horse for a while now. I’ve posted on the problem before, but since then I have changed my mind and completely reworked my paper as a critique of the solution offered by the Comité pour l’analyse textuelle de l’Ancien Testament hébru. I presented this last semester in the […]

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Aramaic Bible Dead Sea Scrolls Greek Hebrew PhD Productivity

OT Exegesis LibGuide

I created an Old Testament Exegesis LibGuide for the library at SBTS. The guide is intended to help students find resources in the library as they work on their exegesis papers.  Clicking on the title of any book on the LibGuide will take you to a WorldCat page where you can see the book’s call number […]

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Dead Sea Scrolls LibGuide

I created a Dead Sea Scrolls LibGuide for the library at SBTS. A LibGuide is a webpage that highlights key resources on a particular topic and guides students as to where they can find these resources in the library. For instance, if you click on Discoveries in the Judaean Desert under the “Texts” tab, you will […]

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Hebrew PhD

Teaching My First Hebrew Class | R3-א Verbs

Dr. Hamilton graciously gave me the opportunity to teach my first Hebrew class today, and it was a blast. In the first half of this post, I share a quote that carried me through my tumultuous first year of Hebrew study; in the second half, I give an overview of the material we covered today. […]

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Free Unicode Hebrew Fonts

58 of them to be exact, and some of them are very cool: cursive, Paleo-Hebrew, fonts mimicking the writing style of particular Dead Sea Scrolls, etc. They are available here, via the Open Siddur Project. See the bottom of the linked page for installation instructions and examples of the fonts. From the Open Siddur page: […]

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4Q174 and Isaiah 8:11

What value have the non-biblical Dead Sea Scrolls for the biblical scholar? The document linked below provides just one example. While researching for a paper on Isaiah 8:11-22, I became quite captivated by a textual problem in Isaiah 8:11 (BHS 8:11 “b”). Working on this problem piqued within me an interest in the non-biblical Dead […]

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Spring 2012 in Review

Spring 2012 was challenging to say the least. Here is where my head was from January through May: Targumic Aramaic There were about ten of us in this seminar. Last semester we went through Dr. Russell Fuller‘s outlines of Aramaic grammar and then read all of Aramaic in the Bible. This semester we read and compared […]