Recent Dead Sea Scroll Discoveries

On March 16, Israeli archaeologists announced some recent discoveries of Dead Sea Scroll fragments that appear to be part of the Minor Prophets scroll that was discovered in the 1950s, probably from the same cave. The recently discovered scroll is in Greek, with the divine name in Hebrew, apparently resembling an older Hebrew script (possibly […]

Philology of Greek as the Most Used Method? Some Thoughts on the Recent SBL Survey

Earlier this year, the Society of Biblical Literature posted the results of a member profile survey they conducted in January 2019. Among other interesting statistics, we wanted to highlight a particular one that stood out for us. While the various expertises of its members were too large and complex to reproduce in the profile summary, […]

The Latest Issue of JGRChJ: Articles on Greek Language and Papyrology

I recently received my copy of the latest volume of the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, which contains articles from all three of the co-bloggers here, among several other intriguing ones. Due to the recent closing of Sheffield Phoenix Press, which has published the journal since its inception, this volume is the first with […]