Chris Stevens has the latest article in the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, “John 9.38-39a: A Scribal Interjection for Literary Reinforcement.”
Raymond Jachowski has the latest article in the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, “The Death of Herod the Great and the Latin Josephus: Re-examining the Twenty-second Year of Tiberius.”
The folks at Lexham Press have kindly sent along a pre-release copy of Michael Heiser’s new book, Supernatural. Heiser holds a PhD in Hebrew Bible and Semitic Languages from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Supernatural is a follow-up to Heiser’s previous volume Unseen Realm (Lexham, 2015; see Supernatural, 9). Both continue following up on themes Heiser previously explored in his doctoral thesis … Continue reading
November’s freebies at Logos Bible Software include several fine texts: Lutz, Matthew (Hermeneia, vol. 1)—with vol. 2 coming in at $1.99. Kuyper, Collected Works in Public Theology (excerpts) Caesar, Gallic War (Loeb Classical Library) Update: Verbum now shows November’s free text too: Bernard of Clairvaux’s sermons on Advent and Christmas.
As a prefatory note to this post, I’ve noted before my very great appreciation for what Faithlife does through its Logos Bible Software platform. I’ve been using Logos to some extent since the early “Libronix” versions and more so for about the past 8 years. One of the feature’s I’ve appreciated about the software is the … Continue reading
The Faithlife platform family (e.g., Logos, Noet) now has Mortimer Adler’s 60-volume Great Books of the Western World (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1990) available for preorder. It seems the information from Adler’s Syntopicon has also been embedded within this digital version of the series.
Verbum’s free book for October is Wilfrid Harrington’s Sacra Pagina volume on Revelation: More than any other New Testament writing, the Book of Revelation demands commentary. Its often-bewildering text is easily open to less-than-scholarly interpretation. Wilfrid Harrington brings his scholarship to the Book of Revelation and conveys its Christian message. He puts the work in its historical and social … Continue reading
A while ago, I mentioned Sacred Texts and Paradigmatic Revolutions would be coming to paperback. That format is now available at about a fourth or less of the MSRP for the hardback.
Treasures recently found: Explanation of the Apocalypse Historical Works (including Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation)
The latest issue of the Journal of Faith and the Academy is kindly carrying my article “Figuring Things Out: Lyrical Resourcement for Figural Readings of Biblical Literature in the Contemporary Academy.” The “lyrical” element in the essay is an attempt to think through some of how Nicholas of Lyra might provide a helpful rubric for understanding and … Continue reading