Not long ago, I posted something about the long-awaited arrival of volume one in the Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint (here). It is a major achievement that will make a serious contribution to the biblical studies academy. But it is only the first installment of many!
I mentioned in that post that I was looking forward to hearing from Bons about his labors to bring this project to fruition. I’m grateful for his willingness to tell us more about it here. (more…)
As higher education gets put through the spin cycle along with everything else during the COVID-19 crisis, some exciting new developments are taking place. I thought I’d provide a quick link roundup for some recent ones. Note that some of these involve ongoing, live Zoom meetings open to anyone who is interested.
I will try to keep this list updated. So far it includes:
- Free Online Resources:
- Cambridge Septuagint Series Zoom Meetings (Zoom)
- Cambridge Papyri Reading Group (Zoom)
- TWU John William Wevers YouTube Channel
- New Publications:
- Forthcoming Volume in the LXX.H Series
It’s great to see the appearance of a new volume for the field of Septuagint studies, this time from Baylor University Press. This coming November the new Introduction to the Septuagint, edited by Siegfried Kreuzer, will become available to students and professors alike. Dr. Kreuzer is Professor of Old Testament at Protestant University Wuppertal/Bethel in Wuppertal, Germany, where the bi-annual Septuaginta Tagungen are held (e.g., here).
This is a volume you will certainly want on your shelf, but there are a few things to know about it before you take the plunge. (more…)