The Passing of M.A.K. Halliday

M. A. K. Halliday passed away this past week, April 15th, 2018. There's an excellent obituary on the front page of the Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association Website, as well as at the University of Sidney: Obituary for Michael Halliday. In the New Testament world, Stanley E. Porter and David I. Yoon have written a... Continue Reading →

Robert E. Longacre’s Obituary in LinguistList

SIL Linguist and professor at the University of Texas at Arlington Robert E. Longacre passed away recently. This morning, his obituary appeared on You can read the full thing here: Obituary of Robert E. Longacre Here's a great quote: "He enjoyed joking with his students. He used to call his book ''The Grammar of... Continue Reading →

Logos 4 is Finally Here

Today is a day that I have been waiting for quite some time: LOGOS 4 Over the past few months, Logos has been kind enough to allow me to participate in the private beta testing of their (formerly) forthcoming version of their library system. And let me tell you, it has been exciting. The new... Continue Reading →

NIV Revision

This has already gone around quite a bit already, but I thought that I might as well make the anouncement too being that translation is one of the interests of this blog: The official press release says: The global board of Biblica today announced its intention to update the New International Version (NIV) of the... Continue Reading →

Returned Safely & Greek News

Some already knew, but I was gone for my brother's wedding this weekend, flew a total of 2400 miles and drove another 1500. It was great though. I had the awesome opportunity to stand beside him. I'm back though, as of 7:30 tonight. And after going through too many posts in my RSS reader than... Continue Reading →

Tregelles Greek New Testament Available

Dirk Jongkind was kind enough to come back and leave a comment letting me know that Tyndale House has now made available Tregelles Greek New Testament under a Creative Commons license. The website has a lot of great information about the text and the Dirk has already posted at the Evangelical Textual Criticism Blog about... Continue Reading →

Hope and Reconcilliation

This post is a sort of response to a discussion I had with a friend. I don't know if he'll even see it, but its worth the attempt. Am I naive for thinking that there are better ways than simply fighting and killing terrorists? I think not. Tragically, just war is often necessary, but does... Continue Reading →

Academia & Libraries

There aren't too many librarians in the biblioblogosphere. But there are a few. I know of at least James Darlack over at Old in the New. But the issue I'm linking to here is serious enough that it actually should concern any professor or anyone who uses a library. The OCLC End Game ... But... Continue Reading →

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