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Books for sale…

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

I just listed several books on Amazon to sell, most of a theological/biblical studies bend. As of now, they’re all listed at the cheapest price on the site. Authors include Brueggemann, Greenlee, Thiselton, Robert Mounce, Rowland & Tuckett, Burridge, Wells, etc.
jdarlack’s Amazon Store

R.R.Ottley’s Book of Isaiah According to the LXX (PDF)

Friday, August 14th, 2009

I’ve recently made scans of R. R. Ottley’s Book of Isaiah According to the Septuagint (Codex Alexandrinus), volumes 1 and 2 (Cambridge University Press, 1904-1906).
This is a handy little work that contains valuable textual notes on the Greek text of Isaiah (in vol. 2). The first volume contains an English translation of Isaiah, according to [...]

Forthcoming: Christ as Agent of Creation in the NT

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Nijay Gupta points out that Sean McDonough (professor of NT at Gordon-Conwell) will soon be publishing a new book on “Christ as Agent of Creation in the New Testament.”
Here is a blurb from the description (which Nijay provides in full):
This book examines the New Testament teaching that Christ was the one through whom God made [...]

Theology & Biblical Studies Books for Sale

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

I’ve listed over 60 items on Amazon. I’m weeding out my personal library. As of the time of this post, all prices are the lowest available on Amazon. There are some great deals here, so please check it out!
Can you guess what I might use these funds for? Here’s a hint:

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

When Books & Bricks Collide

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Here’s a fantastic Second Hand Book Shop by xueren. I love it when books and bricks collide! Click the pic for more. HT Brick Town Talk.

forgive me for not reading

Monday, August 27th, 2007

I’m taking a course on theological librarianship through ATLA and University of Illinois Urbana/Champlain. I enjoyed the following snippet from a book on medieval libraries:
On the Monday after the first Sunday in Lent, before brethren come into the Chapter House, the librarian (custos librorum) shall have a carpet laid down, and all the books got [...]

New Testament Reading List?

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Has anyone developed a reading list that would help someone to become conversant with the main issues of the field? What are the must reads? What books would you expect someone graduating with a PhD in New Testament studies to have read and gained understanding?
Please respond or blog with your answers.

For Sale: Dictionary of Classical Hebrew (vols. 1, 2, 4)

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Forgive the shameless self-promotion. I’m selling three volumes of the Dictionary of Classical Hebrew on for $100 each. Check out the price listings at

vol. 1, א
vol. 2, ב–ו
vol. 4, י–ל

Also compare prices at Dove & Eisenbrauns.

While $100 is not cheap on a scholar’s budget, the price is not bad in comparison to others. [...]