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February 8: Happy International Septuagint Day!

Today is February 8, which can only mean one thing: International Septuagint Day. Happy LXX Day! Take some time to read part of the Septuagint today, in… 170 more words


"At/In the Right Hand": An Exhortation

I really must appeal to readers to do a bit of reading and checking of data before “winging it” with proposals that are baseless.  This exhortation comes on the heels of some responses to my latest posting on the NT references to Jesus “at/in God’s right hand” ( 485 more words

Announcement: The Tyndale House Workshop in Greek Prepositions

Tyndale House Workshop in Greek Prepositions

I am pleased to announce an event that will bring together experts in a variety of disciplines in order to tackle an age-old problem with new theoretical approaches. 1,136 more words


Peter Williams on the so-called "Septuagint"

Not too long ago it was conference season for biblical scholars everywhere. Now we are all feeling the afterglow of Christmas and the saccharine lull until the New Year begins. 225 more words

Old Testament Studies

Why God is like a Unicorn

As my father lay dying several years ago, I was reading from the Psalms by his bedside. I read the following verse and became rather whimsically startled: 922 more words

Ancient Israel

A Review of the IOSCS 15th Congress Volume

Every three years the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies has their international congress meeting. This is the largest organization and conference devoted specifically to Septuagint studies. 1,910 more words


LXX Scholar Interview: José Manuel Cañas Reíllo

It’s an exciting day here at Septuaginta &c. (notice that I have finally given this blog a name), as I continue with my ongoing series of… 1,756 more words

Old Testament Studies