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The personal blog of pastor, grammarian, and runner Brent Niedergall

Happy International Septuagint Day!

Happy International Septuagint Day!

Celebrate the Septuagint! As with any holiday, people celebrate International Septuagint Day with a variety of traditions. No matter how you choose to observe this important day, you might enjoy some of my previous posts that address this worthy subject. What Should I...

The Apostles’ Creed for All God’s Children

The Apostles’ Creed for All God’s Children

A Book Review The Apostles’ Creed for All God’s Children with text by Ben Myers and clean, bright illustrations by Natasha Kennedy marks Lexham’s first foray into children’s books. This title is the first release in their FatCat series. “Cat” stands for “catechism.”...

Psalms: Volume 1 by James Hamilton

Psalms: Volume 1 by James Hamilton

A Book Review Psalms: Volume 1 (covering Psalms 1–72) by James M. Hamilton Jr. is part of Lexham’s Evangelical Biblical Theology Commentary series. The purpose of this series, according to the General Editor’s Preface, is to “relate biblical theology to our own lives...

Top Ten Posts of 2021

Top Ten Posts of 2021

Blogging isn't quite dead yet. Here's a roundup of which posts drew the most readers in 2021. There's a happy mix of Septuagint, textual criticism, lexicons, and more. Thank you for your interest in what I've shared. I look forward to posting more in 2022! (Also check...

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 2)

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 2)

This is the second part of my interview with Dr. Jim Harrison. Anyone who knows about the New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity series (commonly abbreviated New Docs) knows these ten books are lexical gold, shedding light onto the words of the New Testament...

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 1)

New Docs Interview: Jim Harrison (Part 1)

Anyone who knows about the New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity series (commonly abbreviated New Docs) knows these ten books are lexical gold, shedding light onto the words of the New Testament beyond what our lexicons and workbooks offer. (You can read a...

Bottom of the Barrel 2021

Bottom of the Barrel 2021

Bloggers often recap their most popular posts of the year, but what about the least popular? Continuing last year's tradition, these are the five posts on Niedergall.com from 2021 that received the least amount of traffic.   Number Five THE CURSE IN THE COLOPHON:...

Bower Lodge

Bower Lodge

A Book Review “We who live in wonders / must be blind to wonders.” These lines from the middle of the poem “Right Angles,” from the middle of Paul J. Pastor’s Bower Lodge point to Pastor’s gift for seeing the wonders he lives in. The poems of this new collection from...

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