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A missing term in metrics

My article, “Systematicity, a Missing Term in Historical Metrics,” has been accepted for publication in Language and Literature. This article introduces a new technical term in historical metrics in order to address and connect two of the most persistent problems encountered by modern metrical specialists. 252 more words


New alliterative poetry

At the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, this past week, I presented a paper in a panel entitled “Middle English Political Poetry.” Thanks to… 2,568 more words


Melvin K.H. Peters: Translating the Old Greek Bible (The Septuagint): An Inconvenient Witness to Biblical History

Professor Melvin K.H. Peters (Duke University) delivered the lecture, “Translating the Old Greek Bible (The Septuagint): An Inconvenient Witness to Biblical History” at the BYU Kennedy Center on April 2, 2009. 36 more words


The most misinterpreted passage in scripture.

So the title is a bit … tongue-in-cheek, but not completely. This passage has been misunderstood for centuries. And it continues to this day.

This passage haunts many believers; it has haunted me. 1,265 more words

Textual Criticism

Review: Perspectives on the Ending of Mark

Perspectives on the Ending of Mark: Four Views edited by David Alan Black is a tour de force into one of the most significant textual variants in the New Testament. 655 more words

Book Review

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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