Some great news (news to me, anyways) about BYU’s Professor Donald Parry and his great new opportunity, from Professor Jim Davila’s blog, no less:


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PROFESSOR DONALD W. PARRY has been named as one of about two dozen editors of Biblia Hebraica Quinta. He will be working on the book of Isaiah.

This article in TC gives background to Biblia Hebraica Quinta.

Congratulations to Dr. Parry! This new version of the Hebrew Bible will be a great contribution, as it will incorporate (or at least compare with) alternate versions of the text besides the Masoretic, including the Dead Sea Scrolls and other texts that don’t match up entirely with the later accepted versions.  I’m sure it will take years to produce, but I will be excited to see it when its done!

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