Contributions

Summer ’21 Update

It’s been pretty quiet on the blog over the last two months as the chaos of the semester has fizzled out. Now, the summer is heating up, COVID seems to be on the wane (Κύριε ἐλέησον), and new things are on the horizon. So I thought it would be a good time to give a run-down of some of my work over the last academic year, as well as the next handful of things I’m moving on to in months to come.

(more…)

It’s Finally Here! The Handbook for Septuagint Research

[Update: I just found out that this book is gathering interest on the Logos Bible Software platform, where it would cost only $26. If you are interested in accessing it there, please pre-order it here!]

My set of volumes from the publisher, looking sharp.

It’s hard to believe that it has been almost a full year since I posted the announcement of my new book, the T&T Clark Handbook of Septuagint Research, which I coedited with W. Edward Glenny (U. Northwestern-St. Paul). (more…)

Proceedings of the 2018 LXX.D Wuppertal Conference Published

It’s great to see the publication of a new volume on Septuagint research. This work was edited by a team of scholars involved in the Forschungsprojekte zur Septuaginta in Deutschland, which hosts a conference every other year in Germany and publishes the proceedings with Mohr Siebeck. In fact, what would have been the eighth conference was scheduled for this very weekend in Wuppertal, but like everything else it was cancelled for obvious reasons. (It is slated to occur next summer, d.v.)

In any case, the new volume, Die Septuaginta – Themen, Manuskripte, Wirkungen, is now in print and contains articles from the 2018 conference, which was a wonderful event. There is a huge number of articles in this book, which comes in just shy of 1,000 pages! (more…)