Category Archives: Reviews & Notices

Latest in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures

There is a new article uploaded to the most recent Journal of Hebrew Scriptures: Aron Pinker, “Nahum and the Greek Tradition on Nineveh’s Fall,” Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 6 (2006) Article 8. Abstract: Greek tradition does not provide consistent and … Continue reading

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Ben Zvi in Latest RBL (18 July 2006)

I have not been posting the weekly Review of Biblical Literature publications lately, but I did want to note a rather thorough and positive review of a recent book by one of my colleagues from the University of Alberta in … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Hebrew Language Resources

There are a number of resources for learning Biblical Hebrew about to be published. Whlie I have not had the chance to look at any of these works, the first two books certainly fill a need for students of intermediate … Continue reading

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Revised Septuaginta Soon to be Published

Wieland Willker on the Text Criticism list has alerted us to a revised edition of Rahlfs Septuagina to be published later this summer by the German Bible Society. The revision was done by Robert Hanhart and includes over a thousand … Continue reading

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New Book: The Dead Sea Scrolls: What Have We Learned?

I am quite excited about this new book on the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Dead Sea Scrolls: What Have We Learned?, Eileen M. Schuller (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2006; Buy from Amazon.ca | Buy from Amazon.com). Dr. Eileen Schuller is … Continue reading

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Another New LXX Book: The Legend of the Septuagint

There is a new book on the Septuagint that focuses on the legends surrounding its origins (the Letter of Aristeas), as well as its reception history: The Legend of the Septuagint: From Classical Antiquity to Today, Abraham Wasserstein and David … Continue reading

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New Septuagint Volume

When I was in Toronto for CSBS, I went to the annual Pietersma picnic and caught up with the likes of Claude Cox, Tony Michael, Cameron Boyd-Taylor, Paul McLean, Wade White, and, of course, Al Pietersma. We talked briefly about … Continue reading

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Knoppers et al on Kalimi’s An Ancient Israelite Historian: Studies in the Chronicler

The latest edition of the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures has an article edited by Gary N. Knoppers with contributions by Ehud Ben Zvi, Robert L. Hubbard, Jr., Gary N. Knoppers, Ralph W. Klein, Mark A. Throntveit with a response by … Continue reading

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Fractures in Genesis: Karamat on Carr

Kevin Wilson over at Karamat has a good review of David Carr‘s book, Reading the Fractures of Genesis: Historical and Literary Approaches (Westminster John Knox Press, 1996; Buy from Amazon.ca or Buy from Amazon.com). While it has been a few … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (20 February 2006)

This week’s Review of Biblical Literature includes a few interesting reviews. Of particular interest to me is the review of Kofoed’s Text and History, which is quite positive (perhaps too positive; it would be interesting to read a review by … Continue reading

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