Logos Cloud: A Review and Giveaway


Shared from Reading Acts, a snippet of this excellent review and giveaway! I have been using Logos Bible Software since the early 1990s when I purchased a “Scholars Package.” This came on four 3.5” floppy discs and included a handful of resources. At the time, CD-ROMs were not yet standard on PCs and the averageContinue reading “Logos Cloud: A Review and Giveaway”

Beverly Roberts Gaventa on Romans 9-11


Shared from Biblical Studies Online, a snippet. Follow the source to view videos.   Professor Beverly Roberts Gaventa delivered the 28th Carmichael-Walling Lectures at Abilene Christian University on November 6, 2014. ACU has made available videos of the two lectures: God’s Outsized Faithfulness to Israel: Thinking Again about Romans 9-11   Source: Beverly Roberts Gaventa on RomansContinue reading “Beverly Roberts Gaventa on Romans 9-11”

Adela Yarbro Collins on Scripture and Women in Revelation


Shared from Biblical Studies Online, a snippet. Follow the source to view videos, they’re excellent! Professor Adela Yarbro Collins delivered the 29th Carmichael-Walling Lectures at Abilene Christian University on November 12, 2015. Videos of both lectures are available. The book of Revelation is rich in both Scriptural allusion and symbolic imagery. The first lecture will provide an overviewContinue reading “Adela Yarbro Collins on Scripture and Women in Revelation”

Benefits of a Principled Analysis of BH Prepositions


Shared from Old School Script, a snippet.   Posted by Kris Lyle I recently received the final proof of an article accepted by Journal for Semitics. You can find a copyhere. If you’re interested in semantics, prepositions, methodology, or Biblical Hebrew, chances are you’ll enjoy reading it. Lyle, K. (2015) “Benefits of a principled analysis ofContinue reading “Benefits of a Principled Analysis of BH Prepositions”

Logos “Free Book of the Month” for January 2016 – The JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus


Shared from Reading Acts, a snippet for a free resource from Logos Bible Software.   Logos Bible Software is offering an excellent book for their “Free Book of the Month” promotion, The JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus by Nahum Sarna. Sarna served as the general edited of the series published by The Jewish Publication Society (with Chaim Potok as theContinue reading “Logos “Free Book of the Month” for January 2016 – The JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus”

“From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, Third Edition” by Shayne J. D. Cohen


Shared from The Biblical Review, a snippet.   I would like to express my gratitude to Westminster John Knox Press for providing me with a review copy in exchange for my honest opinion. Additionally, because the first edition was published in 1987, I will primarily focus on the newest additions, rather than repeat any oldContinue reading ““From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, Third Edition” by Shayne J. D. Cohen”

Convince Me There’s A God – Archaeology 29


Shared from Faith & Self Defense, a snippet.   In past studies we saw that archaeologists have discovered records of three ancient deportations of people from Judah to Babylon: 605 BC, 597 BC, and 586 BC. Daniel was taken during the first captivity in 605 BC (Daniel 1:1-7). Many scholars believe Ezekiel was taken duringContinue reading “Convince Me There’s A God – Archaeology 29”

Christmas Isn’t Over; Epiphany


Shared from Texts in Context, a snippet.   Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East andContinue reading “Christmas Isn’t Over; Epiphany”