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#SBLAAR14 San Diego: The Mobile ‘Visitor’s Guide’

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If you’re going to SBL, this may interest you-

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iPhone app is here, iPad app is here.  And they’re both the same…

Anyway, enjoy.  Be sure to find some nice place to eat.

Written by Jim

October 24, 2014 at 18:47

Posted in Conferences, SBL

The Acts of the Synod of Dort: Conference Announcement

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Die Johannes A Lasco Bibliothek in Emden lädt ein zur Präsentation des ersten Bandes der kritischen Edition der Akten und Dokumente zur Dordrechter Synode 1618/19: “Acta et Documenta Synodi Nationalis Dordrechtanae 1618–1619″ am 29. Oktober 2014 in Emden.  Die Präsentation findet statt im Anschluss an der öffentlichen Vortrag von Dr. Herman J. Selderhuis “Zwischen Heidelberg und Dordrecht, Emdens bedeutung für die Reformierte Kirche in den Niederlanden”.

Via Refo500- which has more info in English as well.

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Written by Jim

October 23, 2014 at 06:11

The #SBLAAR14 App is [Not Really ] Out – An Update…. *curses, foiled again*

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For iPhone and iPad.  Just visit the app store on your device and download and install.  Easy peasey.  [You'll search for sblaaram14].

UPDATE- NO it isn’t…  SBL tweets

test version, no good. Live version out later this week. Test was not supposed to be available.

[Alas, however, it was in fact available... dashed hopes.  Crushed dreams...]

Written by Jim

October 21, 2014 at 16:00

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Someone Please Remind Me To Pick This Up in San Diego

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Historical Roots of the Old Testament (1200–63 BCE)
Richard D. Nelson

063213pThis volume of the Biblical Encyclopedia series investigates the folktales, sayings, songs, etiological narratives, and written sources used by the biblical writers in coordination with evidence from archaeology, place names, inscriptions, archives, and literary texts from Egypt and ancient West Asia. The author charts the beginning of the Iron Age and the emergence of Israel and its literature, including the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, the downfall of Israel, Judah in the Assyrian and Babylonian periods, Yehud and Persia, and the Hellenistic period.

Paper $38.95, ISBN 9781628370058
Hardcover $53.95, ISBN 9781628370072
314 pages • Biblical Encyclopedia 13

Written by Jim

October 21, 2014 at 15:29

Posted in Bible, Books, Conferences, SBL

‘Fortress Commentary on the Bible’ Blogger Roundtable at SBL

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Fortress Press is planning to have general editors Hugh Page, Margaret Aymer, Gale Yee, Matthew Coomber, and David Sánchez (5 of the 6 editors of the Fortress Commentary on the Bible), along with Fortress Editors Neil Elliott and Scott Tunseth, at the Fortress suite for an informal blogger roundtable at SBL on Monday (11/24) from 10:00-11:30 am.

Biblical studies bloggers interested in attending should contact Emily Varner directly and right away; the event will likely have a fairly low attendance cap (20 or fewer total participants, perhaps). Emily’s contact contact info is:  evarner@academicps.com

Fortress will send bloggers who attend a copy of either the OT or NT volume of this commentary ahead of time, so that participants can review it and form questions for the editors. More info on the newly released Fortress Commentary on the Bible is at the link above and numerous others on that page, such as an interview with the editors, what contributors have to say, and an online sample.

Written by Jim

October 20, 2014 at 14:49

Registration is Now Open For the St Andrews Scripture and Theology Conference

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October 20, 2014 at 12:07

Down in New Orleans: The Sixteenth Century Society Conference

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It’s happening now, and you can follow along with various doings via the twitter hashtag #scsc14.  It ends tomorrow.  You can learn more about the Sixteenth Century Society here.

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) promotes scholarship on the early modern era, broadly defined (ca. 1450 – ca. 1660). Providing opportunities for intellectual exchange among scholars of the period, the Society also actively encourages the integration of younger colleagues into the academic community. The geographical scope of the organization is as international as its membership. The SCSC welcomes scholars from all disciplines in early modern studies including history, art history, religion, history of science, musicology, digital humanities, Ottoman studies, and literary and cultural studies in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The Society holds one annual meeting in a different city each year, usually during the month of October, with an average of more than 700 participants.

Written by Jim

October 18, 2014 at 11:31

Posted in Conferences

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