Brent Niedergall

A FEATHER IN YOUR THEOLOGICAL CAP

Birds, Bats, Hearts, and Love

Birds, Bats, Hearts, and Love

An early Valentine’s dinner last night led to chicken parmigiana on the table. When you’re eating chicken parm, you probably don’t give lots of thought to the reality that you’re eating a dead bird. What other birds have you eaten before? Turkey, maybe duck, pheasant....
He or She? The KJV, the MT, and Gender Mismatch

He or She? The KJV, the MT, and Gender Mismatch

Who is he, he is she, and me is who. That’s a phrase Hebrew students learn to remember how the Hebrew word pronounced WHO means “he,” the Hebrew word pronounced HE means “she,” and the Hebrew word pronounced ME means “who.” Slightly confusing (and this is probably the...
Book Review: Introduction to the Septuagint

Book Review: Introduction to the Septuagint

We just can’t seem to get enough of the Septuagint. It appears to be approaching the levels of demand usually reserved for stuff like coffee, chocolate, friendship, and sunlight. It’s fair to say that I own more Septuagint-related books than I reasonably require. And...