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The 6th International Conference on the Septuagint in Wuppertal

Old Testament scholarship is pretty obscure stuff for most people on the street. But mention the word “Septuagint” and you’ll usually get even more muddled looks and occasionally a “God bless you” in puzzled response. 812 more words

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A Puzzling Article on "the LXX"

I have been a member of the Institute for Biblical Research (IBR) for a few years now. I have attended the past three or four annual meetings, which get squished between the ETS and SBL conferences, and have made a habit of reading IBR’s journal,  2,220 more words

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Review: Invitation to the Septuagint

The Septuagint is arguably the most significant interpretive window into both the Old Testament and the New. It possesses a rich history in arena biblical studies and interest in its usefulness is only growing. 445 more words

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Interview with Emanuel Tov on the Septuagint

William A. Ross interviews Professor Emanuel Tov (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) about the Septuagint (published May 6, 2016).

0:00-3:18        Describe how you became interested in LXX studies and your training?

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Great interview by a world-class scholar. On the Septuagint--the Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible.

LXX Scholar Interview: Dr. Emanuel Tov

Today I continue with my ongoing Septuagint Scholar Interview Series, which has been underway for at least two years now. The seventh scholar to participate in this undertaking whose interview is featured today, is… 309 more words

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Recommended Resources: Will Ross on Septuagint Lexicography

The Septuagint is not an easy topic to begin reading in. The secondary literature is difficult to understand and confusing. Will Ross a Ph.D. student at Cambridge University put up a great video about Septuagint lexicography on Daily Dose of Greek. 12 more words


Article Contribution to SBL Volume

I was glad to finally receive proofs last week of a piece I wrote nearly three years ago. Over the summer of 2013 I conducted research for a paper that I presented in Munich at the triennial IOSOT congress, in… 409 more words

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