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Rick Brannan

Information Architect, Logos Bible Software

rick@logos.com

Rick is the general editor of the Lexham English Septuagint, published in November 2012 by Logos Bible Software. He is the translator and editor of The Apostolic Fathers in English, which includes a reverse interlinear analysis, and was also published in November 2012 by Logos Bible Software.

In March 2013, Logos Bible Software published Rick’s edition of the Greek Apocryphal Gospels which consists of two volumes: Greek Apocryphal Gospels, Fragments, and Agrapha: Texts and Transcriptions, and Greek Apocryphal Gospels, Fragments, and Agrapha: Introductions and Translations. He also edited The New International Version English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the New Testament (1984 and 2011 editions), The Lexham English Bible English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the New Testament, and An English-Greek Reverse Interlinear of the Apostolic Fathers.

Rick translated the Apostolic Fathers Greek-English Interlinear and served as an associate editor for the Lexham English Bible. He published an article on the Greek conjunction αλλα in Discourse Studies and Biblical Interpretation: A Festschrift in Honor of Stephen H. Levinsohn. He also compiled Historic Creeds and Confessions.

Rick writes the “Thoughts from the Church Fathers” column for Bible Study Magazine. A sample of the column (from the Revelation issue) is available. His current research focuses on the use of authoritative material (canonical and noncanonical) in Second Clement.

Rick writes the “Thoughts from the Church Fathers” column for Bible Study Magazine. He has presented on matters of Greek grammar and syntax at national meetings for the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS); he has also presented papers at the Bible technologies conference, BibleTech. Copies of all of these papers are on his personal website.

Rick blogs at ricoblog and PastoralEpistles.com. You can follow him on Twitter @RickBrannan and watch a video interview of him on the LogosTalk blog.

He resides in Bellingham, WA with his wife, Amy, their children, Ella and Lucas.

Conference papers

2013

“The Problem of Proper Nouns in the Septuagint,” BibleTech 2013 Technologies Conference; March 16, 2013.

2012

“Greek Linguistic Databases: Overview, Recent Work, and Future Prospects,” Biblical Scholarship and Humanities Computing: Data Types, Text, Language and Interpretation; Lorentz Center, Leiden, Netherlands; February 8, 2012.

2011

“Why Another Greek New Testament?” BibleTech 2011 Bible Technologies Conference;
March 26, 2011.

2009

“Stylometry and the Septuagint: Applying Anthony Kenny’s Stylometric Study to the LXX,” BibleTech 2009 Bible Technologies Conference; March 27, 2009

2008

“The Discourse Function of αλλα in Non-Negative Contexts,” 2008 National Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society; November 20, 2008.

“Locating New Testament Cross-References: Some Strategies,” BibleTech 2008 Bible Technologies Conference; January 25, 2008.

2007

“Reversing the Roles of Lexis and Grammar?” 2007 International Meeting of the Society of Bible Literature; 2007.

“Richard Bauckham and Eyewitness Testimony: Does His Narrative Device Occur Outside of the Synoptics?” 2007 National Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society;
November 15, 2007.

“From the Mouth of Paul? Acts 18.18–23 as Eyewitness Testimony,” 2007 Northwest Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society; February 24, 2007.

2006

“Subjects and Predicates and Complements, Oh My!: Searching the New Testament with Sensitivity to Syntax,” 2006 National Conference of the Evangelical Theological Society; November 2006.

“Modifiers in the Pastoral Epistles: Insight for Questions of Style?” 2006 National Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature; November 2006.

“Syntax Searching and Epistolary Form Criticism,” 2006 National Conference of the Evangelical Theological Society; November 2006.

2005

“A Case Study in Greek Syntax: James 1.19–20,” 2005 National Conference of the Evangelical Theological Society; 2005.

“Biblioblog Problems and Solutions: PastoralEpistles.com as a Sandbox,”

2005 National Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature; November 8, 2005.