Category Archives: Reviews & Notices

Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (6 February 2006)

This week’s Review of Biblical Literature is kind of sparse. Judging from the reviews I read, I’m not sure there will be much I will run out and buy! (How’s that for a ringing endorsement!). There are a couple more … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (30 January 2006)

Like clockwork, the latest Review of Biblical Literature has appeared and there are a few reviews of books in the area of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and cognate disciplines — though pickings are a bit sparse this week. I would recommend … Continue reading

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Second Annual Ralphies – First Annual Codex Edition (Best of 2005)

Welcome to the Second Annual Ralphies — First Annual Codex Edition. Following the example of Ed Cook, a number of bloggers, including Rick Brannan, Joe Cathey, and Loren Rosson, and “Targuman” (a new blog I found through Ed’s), have been … Continue reading

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Resources for the Study of Histor(iograph)y and the Hebrew Bible, No. 1

This post is the first of an on-going series of posts on resources for the study of ancient histor(iograph)y. Some of the posts will focus on one particular book, while others will survey a general topic relating to the study … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (26 September 2005)

The latest Review of Biblical Literature is now out and has some interesting reviews relating to the Hebrew Bible and Dead Sea Scrolls. Especially noteworthy considering the recent interest in historiography among bibliobloggers is a favourable review of Kofoed’s Text … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (30 August 2005)

There are a number of reviews in this week’s Review of Biblical Literature that will interest Hebrew Bible specialists. Note the two positive reviews of Campbell’s FOTL commentary on 2 Samuel (one in French), while Romer gives the Eerdmans Commentary … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL

The latest Review of Biblical Literature is out. Noteworthy are the reviews by bibliobloggers Joe Cathay and Jim West (two reviews!). Otherwise this issue is a bit sparce, to say the least! Gerhard Von Rad, From Genesis to Chronicles: Explorations … Continue reading

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Tendenz and Translation: The Importance of Knowing the Character of a Manuscript for Textual Criticism

One of the toughest jobs for textual critics is knowing the tendenz or proclivities of the manuscripts or versions they are using for textual reconstruction. This step requires an enormous amount of work that entails an intensive study of a … Continue reading

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Graphical Searches: Logos and Accordance Compared

Rick Brennan — of Ricoblog fame — has posted an excellent tutorial on using the Graphical Query Editor in Logos Bible Software (“Nouns and Adjectives and Graphical Queries, Oh My!” 4 August 2005) on the brand new Logos Bible Software … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL

As has become my custom of late, below are the Hebrew Bible (full, unedited, and even with a few bonus reviews from the “other” section!) entries from the latest Review of Biblical Literature, as well as some sundry comments by … Continue reading

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