Monthly Archives: September 2014

La Bible D’Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes

For the past day and a half now, I have been working my way through an important resource on the LXX text of Jonah: La Bible D’Alexandrie: Les Douze Prophètes. This is a resource I had attempted to get my hands … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 03

ΚΕΦ. Α. Ἔπαινος Θεσσαλονικέων ἐπὶ τοίς ἀξίοις τῶν Ἀποστόλων ἀγῶσιν.              Παῦλος καὶ Σιλουανὸς καὶ Τιμόθεος. (Χρυσοστόμου.) Ὁ μακάριος Ἰωάννης—τί δήποτε Ἐφεσίοις μὲν ἐπιστέλλων, καὶ τὸν Τιμόθεον ἐχων μεθ᾽ἑαυτοῦ, οὐχὶ συνέταξεν ἑαυτῷ· καίτοι γνωριζόμενον παρ᾽αὐτοῖς καὶ … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Insurrectionist?

There are three elements within Luke 23 that I have always understood independently, but never put together as a coherent whole until today. In 23:2, Luke narrates Jesus’ appearance before Pilate wherein the Jewish leaders claim, “We found this one misleading our … Continue reading

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Seattle: Last Day of “Vacation”

We have finally arrived at the end of my parents’ stay in Bellingham. Before sending my mom and dad back to North Carolina’s summer heat, we thought it would be fun to spend the day exploring Seattle. We saw four things: … Continue reading

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Artist Point at Mount Baker

Today, the Cerones went to Mount Baker and saw the gorgeous view there. Here are the pictures from our adventure: A shot of us all together Here we are before the hike Looks like it might make for a good … Continue reading

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Wise Words from 1 Clement

This evening I was translating a bit in 1 Clement and came across Clement’s praise of the pleasant qualities in his readers. Among the various qualities he enumerates, he writes the following in 1 Clement 2:6: πᾶσα στάσις καὶ πᾶν … Continue reading

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My Boy Is Ahead of the Class

Since it’s a cloudy day here in Bellingham, E thought it would be a good idea to nap and then wake up to a light read of “Letzte Wirksamkeit in Jerusalem” in Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum. If only I had his discipline … Continue reading

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Whale Watching

As promised, here are some of the shots from our whale watching excursion. We started off in Bellingham, went to San Juan Island (Friday Harbor), and made the return voyage. I will say, I was a bit disappointed with the … Continue reading

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Translation Tuesday: Catenae Graecorum 02

Here is the second iteration in the Catenae Catenae Graecorum of 1 Thessalonians. Today’s text is rather simple, as it is the table of contents for the book. Enjoy: ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΠΡΟΣ ΘΕΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΕΙΣ ΠΡΩΤΗΣ ΕΠΙΣΤΟΛΗΣ  α´.        Ἔπαινος θεσσαλονικέων ἐπὶ τοῖς … Continue reading

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Vancouver: Day 2

Day two was filled with a beautiful combination of man’s ingenuity and God’s glorious creation. I’m speaking of the Capilano Suspension Bridge, cliff bridge, and tree adventure. (Here’s a look at the suspension bridge) (My brave and beautiful bride crossing the … Continue reading

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