Well, ETS/IBR/AAR/SBL came and went. I did my very best to show restraint when walking through the book exhibits. I think I did a pretty good job for the most part—took home 13 books and only had to buy two of them.
But, Peeters publishing house finally won out in the end. I couldn’t pass up this new volume in the Biblical Tools and Studies series.
Even so, I’m surprised I didn’t buy every volume they had in the series. But, as many of you know, Peeters—though not as bad as Brill—does not sell cheap books. Conference price for this gem was $50. Like I said, though, I couldn’t pass it up. Which brings me to a very important lesson I’ve learned about myself: