Category Archives: Translation Theory

Going Potty in Ancient Times (GPAT 1)

A question on the biblical studies email list about the use of the circumlocution “cover your feet” in 1 Samuel 24:3 for defecating has me thinking about the potty. Not that it is very difficult to get me thinking about … Continue reading

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The Septuagint Psalm Superscriptions (Part 1)

I have been meaning to blog on some of my research on the Psalm superscriptions since I presented a paper at the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies annual meeting earlier this spring (see my summaries of the conference here, here, … Continue reading

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