Peter Gurry has shared some big news from the Egyptian Exploration Society (the publishers of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri) on the Evangelical Textual Criticism Blog. From the EES press release: In response to recent queries about results of the review initiated in 2016 to identify unpublished New Testament fragments in its collection of Oxyrhynchus papyri (https://www.ees.ac.uk/news/poxy-lxxxiii-5345),... Continue Reading →
The caveat is that it's a digital copy, but still. I had the pleasure of contributing to a few chapters in Linguistics & Biblical Exegesis (Amazon) in the Lexham Method series. I've highlighted a some of my favorite bits in previous posts here, particularly this one: The historical context of theological lexicons and James Barr.... Continue Reading →
Telicity tests and syntactic diagnostics are surprisingly relevant for understanding the semantics of the Ancient Greek perfect.
Appian is pretty cool. So are the documentary papyri. Let's see how they use ἰσχύω+infinitive compared to the New Testament.