The Fellows of the John William Wevers Institute for Septuagint Studies are involved with other scholars from around the world in important research and publication projects.

THESE INCLUDE:

  1. "Translation Is Required": The Septuagint in Retrospect and Prospect (ed. Robert J. V. Hiebert; Society of Biblical Literature, 2010)
  2. A New English Translation of the Septuagint (Oxford University Press, 2007):
    1. Genesis – Dr. Hiebert 
    2. Exodus – Dr. Perkins
    3. Leviticus – Dr. Büchner
    4. Numbers – Dr. Flint
  3. Commentaries on the Septuagint (Society of Biblical Literature, forthcoming):
    1. Genesis – Dr. Hiebert
    2. Exodus – Dr. Perkins
    3. Leviticus – Dr. Büchner
    4. Numbers – Dr. Flint
  4. Critical Edition of Septuagint IV Maccabees
    1. Dr. Hiebert—to be published in the Göttingen Septuaginta series
  5. New Expanded Edition of Field's Hexapla
    1. Leviticus – Dr. Büchner
    2. Deuteronomy– Dr. Perkins

PROJECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. A text on the exegesis of the Septuagint
  2. Proceedings of Wevers Institute symposia/conferences
  3. A collection of essays by John William Wevers
  4. Reviews of Septuagint publications in various journals

Further Potential Areas of Research:

a. Database of New Testament quotations of the Septuagint
b. The influence of the Septuagint on the formation and message of the early church, the New Testament and other Christian writings
c. The Septuagint in Second Temple Judaism
d. The Septuagint and the process of canonical formation
e. The emergence of the Septuagint as a literary document in its own right

Papers are presented by members of the Wevers Institute team at scholarly conferences, typically on an annual basis.