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The Committee’s Goal & Guiding Principles

This post provides some reading notes on chapter 2 of Dominique Barthélemy’s Studies in the Text of the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project, trans. Stephen Pisano et al., Textual Criticism and the Translator 3 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2012). Earlier posts provide notes on the Introduction and part 1, […]

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The Early History of OT Textual Criticism

This post provides some reading notes on chapter 1 of on Dominique Barthélemy’s Studies in the Text of the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project, trans. Stephen Pisano et al., Textual Criticism and the Translator 3 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2012). An earlier post provides notes on the Introduction. Chapter […]

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Overview of the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project

This post is some reading notes on the introductory essay in Dominique Barthélemy’s Studies in the Text of the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project, trans. Stephen Pisano et al., Textual Criticism and the Translator 3 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2012). The volume opens with an essay from James Sanders introducing Dominique […]

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‘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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J. D. Michaelis on Kennicott’s Work

This is from J.D. Michaelis’s review of Benjamin Kennicott’s second dissertation: Contrary to the custom of the English, he even informed himself on the writings of the Germans. And what is more astounding, he even quotes German works fairly often. Lord, help us lowly English speakers. This quote is taken from Barthélemy’s Studies in the […]

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James Sanders on the Legacy of Dominique Barthélemy

Eisenbrauns recently published an English translation of Dominique Barthélemy’s introductions to the first three volumes of Critique textuelle de l’Ancien Testament, the final report of the Hebrew Old Testament Text Project (HOTTP). James Sanders wrote the introduction to the new English translations, in which he provides a brief history of the HOTTP. If you have […]