Author: William A. Ross

Assistant Professor of Old Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte, NC)

13th International Septuagint Day: An Interview with Dr. Kristin De Troyer

Yet another installation of the global celebration is upon us. That’s right, today is the 13th international Septuagint Day!

Septuagint Day has an illustrious history, at least sort of dating back to 533 CE and the Byzantine emperor Justinian, but more distinctly dating back to 2006 through the fine folks within the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS). (more…)

EABS 2019 Call for Papers: Septuagint Research Units

The European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS) annual conference is being held at the University of Warsaw in Poland this year from 11-14 August 2019. The proposal period is now open and will remain open until the February 28th. There is a wide range of research units that have opened a call for papers (see here).

Having never been to an EABS event, I don’t have much insight to share. But I certainly hope to participate in the coming years (it won’t be this year, I’m afraid). So I encourage others to submit a proposal and participate.

More specifically, there are two research units devoted to aspects of Septuagint scholarship that I’d like to draw attention to. (more…)