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October 30 2017, 1AM

The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis (OUP) by yours truly and Ed Gallagher releases in the UK this week (see the preview on Google Books here; see Amazon UK here; see Amazon USA here). It will be availab... [Biblical Canon Lists] [book notes] [early christianity] [Ed Gallagher] [John Meade] [OUP]

October 18, 12 AM

Perusal of the LDAB over the past several days has yielded some interesting results in researching the contents of “NT MSS.” In the process, it has become clear that the Nestle-Aland edition and, even the Liste, describe MS contents in an un... [Documentary Evidence] [Greek New Testament Manuscripts] [Kurzgefasste Liste] [P6] [Trismegistos]

October 12, 12 AM

My post a few days ago has attracted some attention; most significantly, it has prompted Michael Kruger to respond, which you can read on his own blog here.Before I reply to him, I do want to affirm what Kruger says in his last paragraph: we probably... [apocrypha] [Greek New Testament Manuscripts] [Michael Kruger] [New Testament Canon] [shepherd of hermas]

October 9, 12 AM

In this post, I briefly lay out some of Michael Kruger’s argument for the NT canon from the MSS to evaluate its worth for determining early canonicity of NT books. This is a pilot post, not finished research. I welcome your feedback in the comments.In C... [apocrypha] [Apostolic Fathers] [Greek New Testament Manuscripts] [Michael Kruger] [New Testament Canon]

September 19, 12 AM

I have written elsewhere on the (in)significance of the codex for determining the boundaries of an ancient’s canon of Scripture. Probably, historical anachronism has occurred, and we have foisted the significance of our modern, printed Bible on to the a... [canon] [Daniel] [Greek MSS] [Syriac MSS]

August 14, 5AM

In the course of my research on the hexaplaric fragments of Job, I became immersed in its catena tradition. I also became aware that most handbooks and introductions to the Septuagint that mention these MSS did not describe them well, and they usually ass... [Catena MSS] [Manuscripts] [Old Greek Job]

July 24, 3AM

What follows is not a review. It is a teaser and brief orientation to one of the most comprehensive projects on the text of the Hebrew Bible. Brill’s Textual History of the Bible (THB) is a four volume work in process. Volume 1: The Hebrew Bible co... [Hebrew Bible] [Old Testament Textual Criticism]

July 7, 4PM

In the latest issue of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 60.2 (2017): 283–99, Gregory Goswell has contributed an article entitled “Putting the Book of Chronicles in Its Place.” His “aim is to unsettle any developing consensus... [canon] [Chronicles] [Jets]

April 12 2013, 9AM

The program for the IOSCS Congress in Munich has been posted here. There is a very good lineup of presentations on the LXX for this congress. On day two I will present a paper for the section on Manuscripts. I list the three papers and their abstracts bel...