Message & Movement
This is part 1 of 2 in a discussion on Old Testament Textual Criticism.
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It is a privilege for us moderns to have access to the troves of literary treasure of the ancients. 543 more words
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For those of you familiar with Koine Greek, you may have come across the word pleonasm or pleonastic.
The word is derived from the Greek term πλεονασμός, which means “superfluous, unnecessary, redundant.” 514 more words
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Big Girl Panties
Trying to write something without feeling inspired is like trying to squeeze water out of a rock. Feel me? Ok well anyway…
I’m on a “few” week hiatus from working on ResolutionWE and I don’t know what to do with myself. 386 more words
When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible by Timothy Michael Law
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When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible… 1,391 more words
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Timothy Michael Law rightly states in his excellent volume When God Spoke Greek (p. 33):
If a translation is done accurately, the new audience can peer into the original; if it is done poorly, it could start wars.
Larry Hurtado's Blog
In a recent article Edmon Gallagher has queried the widely-shared assumption that the manuscripts of Aquila’s translation of the OT attested among the Cairo Genizah fragments come from Jewish copyists. 885 more words
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