Friday, February 12, 2021

The Septuagint: "Let the Wrong One In?"

THE ANXIOUS BENCH: To Trap Him in His Words (Philip Jenkins). The Gospel of Matthew used the LXX of Psalm 91 to demonize the Pharisees. Plus, when is an asp an asp?

For more on the history of the interpretation of Psalm 91, see here. And I have just turned in my review of Gerrit C. Vreugdenhil, Psalm 91 and Demonic Menace (Brill, 2020). You will be able to read it in this year's SOTS Book List.

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