Abram K-J is one of the participants in our ongoing blog tour highlighting and discussing T. Michael Law’s When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible. He is scheduled to comment in Chapter 7-8 tomorrow, but today he wrote a post where he gives his top ten reasons for paying attention to the Septuagint:
10. It helps us read Scripture in new, fresh ways.
9. You get to use fun words like Septuagint, intertextuality, collate, tradent, and urtext. Though I cannot bring myself to use the academy-preferred pronunciation of SEP-twa-jent. Sep-TOO-a-jent, thank you.
8. The New Testament writers often used and quoted a version of Scripture that aligns with the Septuagint.
To read the rest go here.