Let’s talk about an essential tool for deep study of Scripture: morph searches. [Read more…]
What makes a good scholar-theologian? Here are seven things: [Read more…]
A good biblical scholar is a sane biblical scholar. What I mean by that is, a good biblical scholar takes time for themselves and does not focus on their research every waking moment of the day; you have to have balance. If you don’t do this, you’ll (figuratively) go insane. [Read more…]
by Jacob Cerone
Getting Acquainted with the Subject
Translation is no easy task. It requires extensive knowledge, not just of the source and target languages, but also of the topic under discussion in the text at hand. Without proficiency in the target language—usually the translator’s mother tongue—comical translations can result. [Read more…]
Here at the Academic Blog we are gearing up for Christmas, and there’s no better way for us to do that than by letting you know of some great Christmas sales happening at Logos.
Been eyeing that commentary set for a few months now since using it in your research and loving it? This is a good chance to save up to 90%.
There are some big savings to be had here, so don’t miss out on this chance to bolster your research library during the Christmas season.
You may or may not have seen the flurry on social media regarding the release of Logos 8 today. My point in this post is simply to make you aware of the resources you need to make the most informed decision possible. [Read more…]
A good theologian knows what they are doing and why they are doing it, asking the vocational questions of what it means to be a theologian and what it means to do their task well. A good theologian keeps these questions close at hand, since they clarify what it means to be a theologian in one’s own setting. [Read more…]
My most salient advice for biblical scholars and theologians is: be aware of the diversity of your discipline, and work hard toward inculcating permeable boundaries for the disciplinary city. Those marginal spaces in the discipline are essential for the future of biblical studies and/or theology. [Read more…]
I recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions of Chris Keith, the editor of the prestigious NT monograph series LNTS, the Library of New Testament Studies (T&T Clark/Bloomsbury). His responses were colorful and insightful, giving a hint into the direction of NT studies in the future how LNTS is staying ahead of the game. [Read more…]