Book Review – A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew, by Duane A. Garrett and Jason S. DeRouchie

A Modern Grammar for Biblical Hebrew is a deductive introductory Hebrew grammar by Duane Garrett and Jason DeRouchie. While the density of its content and of its presentation could be a little overwhelming, its discussion of text-level syntax in the later chapters makes it very desirable.

Book Review – Biblical Criticism: A Guide for the Perplexed, by Eryl W. Davies

Biblical Criticism: A Guide for the Perplexed, by Eryl W. Davies, is an introduction to four of the most prominent and representative post-modernist hermeneutical methods used in biblical studies.

Is Neo-Source-Criticism A Thing?

Is neo-source-criticism a thing? Is it actually possible that so many recent PhD candidates and recipients don’t realize that source-criticism is dead, buried, and mostly decomposed? Source-criticism as a method has proven a completely unsatisfactory way to do diachronic study since at least the 1970s because of what it assumes about the texts under consideration and about what may be discerned with certainty from certain kinds of features of those texts.