On the web: Zotero 4.0.4 is now available with some minor improvements over the previous stable version. Joseph Kelly highlights some good advice about how not to write a thesis or dissertation. Logos Bible Software has added the Aramaic Bible series to their pre-publication program.
I’ve just now noticed, but a stable release of Zotero 4 became available earlier this week. This release includes a substantial number of updates over previous versions. For highlights, see here, or peruse the whole change log.
The SBL Handbook of Style (e.g., §8.2) suggests several abbreviations that involve small capital letters. It had previously escaped my notice, but Zotero’s rich text markup will support the use of small capitals in a citation’s prefix or suffix fields. Zotero will turn text into small capitals if the text is enclosed by: <span style=”font-variant:small-caps;”> … Continue reading
Google Books has full-text PDFs freely available for the following works by S. R. Driver: Commentary on Deuteronomy (International Critical Commentary; 1895; repr., 1903) Introduction to the Literature of the Old Testament (International Theological Library; 1891) BibTeX-formatted bibliography information for these texts is available here.
On the web: John Goodrich reflects on how to respond when one’s conference paper solicits no questions from the audience. Jim Davila notes a UC Berkeley press release about automated language reconstruction efforts. Mark Goodacre lectures on “Myths of Mary and the Married Jesus” (HT: NT Pod):
On the web: The SBL website now has a page with links to a number of program unit and seminar papers (HT: Charles Jones). Ohio State University has a special online exhibition about the King James Version (HT: Bill Warren). Zotero has seen a significant and a couple more minor updates over the past few days. The … Continue reading
On the Web: Phil Gons digests Tony Reinke’s suggestions for reading more. Logos Bible Software has added the 12-volume Clarendon edition of Aristotle’s works (1908–1952) to their community pricing offerings.
Logos Bible Software is now taking $0.00 pre-orders for their upcoming edition of Codex Bezae. Among the manuscript’s noteworthy characteristics, It is the oldest-known manuscript containing the story of the adulterous woman found in John 7–8, as well as a longer ending of the Gospel of Mark. There are also several apparent additions, including a … Continue reading
On the web: Mark Hoffman notes that Google Maps’ street view now includes several additional locations of significance around Israel. Charles Jones identifies several publicly accessible dissertations from the University of Pennsylvania. Dirk Jongkind reflects on Acts 17:3 in connection with the two latest Nestle-Aland texts.
Christian Askeland highlights four PhD studentships available at the University of Aberdeen set to engage the topic of “Authority and Texts: Concepts and Use,” considering questions like: What constitutes authority and provides authenticity to texts and what is the role of textual criticism? How should authoritative texts (including religious, legal, and other texts), be used … Continue reading