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Sophocles’ Greek Lexicon of the Roman and Byzantine Period

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Leroy Latta at the Textual Criticism Yahoo! Group recently posted that Sophocles’ Greek Lexicon of the Roman and Byzantine Period is now available online in PDF form at Anemi, the Digital Library of Modern Greek Studies.
link (67.2 MB download after the jump)

Jacked Up Journal Prices

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Roger Pearse at Thoughts on Antiquity has posted a letter to the VP of Wiley Publishing by varous theological libraries in the UK and in Asia regarding the astronomically increased prices of theological journals. Read the letter here.
Un-stinking-believable.
I hope to post more on this in the near future.

Dittmar & Turpie - OT in the NT

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

When I originally began this blog, I was particularly interested in posting things about the New Testament’s use of the Old Testament (hence oldinthenew.org). Since then, my focus has broken down to include Legos and other non-related things. Well, finally, here’s a post that fits the name of the blog.
While doing my thesis I came [...]

TLG to Charlesworth’s OTP

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Each semester I help NT Interp students with their word studies/Greco-Roman & Jewish background studies. TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae) is an exhaustive resource for searching through Classical literature. Here at GCTS we have an online subscription that’s available to students, staff, and faculty. The results list that TLG provides uses the Latin titles of Greek [...]

Lego Reference Desk

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

I put together this little Lego vignette depicting me at the Reference Desk at the Goddard Library of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. I decided to pick my favorite part of the year for the scene - the first Reading Week - when all of the Interpreting the New Testament (NT502) are working on their word studies. [...]

ICC Commentaries Online

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Mark Hoffman (of Biblical Studies & Technological Tools) and Rod Decker (of the NT Resources blog) have both posted lists of International Critical Commentaries (ICC) that are available online. These titles are all in public domain and are completely free. Some of them are still widely referenced today. Of course it’s “old” scholarship, but as [...]

Imperial Presence in James

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

Torrey Seland of the Philo of Alexandrial Blog and the Resource Pages for Biblical Studies Blog posts about a recently defended doctoral dissertation by Ingeborg A.K. Kvammen, titled “Imperial Presence in the Assembly: An Interpretation of Jas 2:1-13 with a Postcolonial Optic.” The abstract begins:
This dissertation presents a historical interpretation of Jas 2:1-13 with a [...]

Basic Bibliographies for Theological Research

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

I’ve been working on some bibliographic resources for the upcoming Fall semester at GCTS, and I thought I’d pass this along. Below is a list of basic bibliographic resources for theological studies.* These books and resources serve as “gateways” to more resources. I’ve also included a few guides to writing theology and research in [...]

a license to curse

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Unshelved is a comic strip about “life” in a public library (by Bill Barnes & Gene Ambaum).

Archived Treasure?

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Mark Hoffmann (of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and the Biblical Studies and Technological Tools blog) recently posted about Microsoft’s decision to drop it’s “Book Search” program - a decision that may affect the Internet Archive. A few responses ensued, including my own. In the comments, Michael Hanel (my co-conspirator at the BibleWorks blog) noted [...]