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Book Review: When God Spoke Greek

When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible by Timothy Michael Law

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Biblical Studies

Wisdom for the Day

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.

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Provenance of Aquila OT Genizah Manuscripts

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

New Testament Texts in the Cairo Genizah

In the course of checking up on some details pertaining to another matter, I’ve come across a fascinating item:  Copies of NT texts among the many fragments of material from the ancient Cairo “Genizah”.  626 more words

La Bible grecque des Septante. Cycle de conférences 2014-2015

Ce cycle de conférences internationales permet de réunir ceux qui prennent part à l’entreprise de traduction commentée de la Bible des LXX et tous ceux qui s’intéressent à cette ancienne version juive de la Bible. 203 more words


Tranquility in Chaos

Lately I’ve just felt so busy. There is so much going on and I can’t help but be overwhelmed. So naturally I turn to the one place that makes me feel the most at peace; my writing. 150 more words

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La Bible D'Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes

For the past day and a half now, I have been working my way through an important resource on the LXX text of Jonah: La Bible D’Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes… 322 more words