Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Tue Oct 20 09:57:52 EDT 1998

At 8:38 AM -0500 10/20/98, James Ernest wrote:
>> ----------
>> From: 	Carl W. Conrad[SMTP:cwconrad at]
>> Sent: 	Tuesday, October 20, 1998 8:10 AM
>> To: 	Biblical Greek
>> Cc: 	Biblical Greek
>> Subject: 	RE: Books
>> EIPE hHMIN, James Ernest, does the
>> assignment of an ISBN# necessarily mean anything about the imminence
>> of
>> publication?
>Of course, always a definite guarantee!  Unless maybe your faith
>isn't strong enough.   In this case, AKM's report seems to
>constitute pretty good evidence that some belief is lurking
>amongst us.  ;-)
>Well, OK:  gar nichts!  I just thought having the ISBN might
>make it easier for our friend to make his periodical
>pilgrimages to Amazon or CBD or wherever to
>check on the appearance of the tome...

I just noticed with approval the citation from Augustine in AKM Adam's
signature file: "Melius est dubitare de occultis quam litigare de incertis."

It appears that we have come upon a new eschatological mystery; I shall
coin a new riddle: "Why is waiting for the new edition of BAGD like waiting
for Godot?" I wish I knew the solution!

Carl W. Conrad
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