The Simcha Strikes Back

Mark Goodacre writes

Simcha Jacobovici, who has recently been appointed professor of religious studies at Huntington University, has answered critics of The Jesus Discovery in a couple of venues, on James Tabor’s blog and now in comments on the ASOR blog.   My favourite line in Prof. Jacobovici’s comments on the ASOR blog is the following:  At the end of the day, I think there is a principle in British common law that serves us well i.e., if it quacks like a fish, and flaps like a fish, and waddles like a fish – it’s a fish!

One observation- Huntington must be completely desperate for publicity.  Jacobovici being a Professor of religious studies is like Cargill being a professor of marketing.

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I am a Pastor, and Lecturer in Church History and Biblical Studies at Ming Hua Theological College.
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4 Responses to The Simcha Strikes Back

  1. He was appointed WHAT?!?!?

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    • Jim says:

      makes you shake your head concerning ‘higher ed’ doesn’t it. higher ed- selling out for simple publicity since 1966…

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  2. Yuval Goren says:

    לָכֵן, הַמַּשְׂכִּיל בָּעֵת הַהִיא יִדֹּם, כִּי עֵת רָעָה הִיא
    עמוס ה 13

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