Looking Up


A few days ago—maybe weeks—I posted on discovering David J. Halperin’s website.  His book, Intimate Alien: The Hidden Story of the UFO, had been on my reading list since it came out.  Like Diana Pasulka and Jeffrey Kripal, Halperin is a religion scholar exploring UFOs.  “In its essence,” he writes, “the UFO is a religious […]

Looking Up

What Is the Septuagint and Is It Valuable for Bible Study?


What is the Septuagint? The Septuagint, of course, is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament. The Septuagint was the Old Testament of the early Greek-speaking Church, and it is by far the version of the Old Testament most frequently quoted by Jesus and the apostles in the New Testament. But many pastors, seminary…

What Is the Septuagint and Is It Valuable for Bible Study?