Daily Archives: 14 Oct 2012

Tavern Fools

A pastor entered a tavern where a man, wishing to embarrass him, rose and suddenly called out quite loudly, “Es gibt keinen Gott” (“There is no God”). The pastor went to him, calmly laid his hand on his shoulder, and … Continue reading

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Like it or Not, it is True

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Dig at Tel Kabri in 2013 With Eric Cline, Superb Archaeologist And All Around Great Guy

Visit their website at http://digkabri2013.wordpress.com

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Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr Volumes I-III James Barr Edited by John Barton

Speaking of Prof. Barr, I knew this was in the works but had not yet seen the advert, so many thanks to David Lincicum for the heads up. Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr Volumes I-III, James … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Alin Suciu:
Steve Johnston, my Canadian colleague, shall defend his Ph.D. thesis on October 26, at the Faculté de théologie et de sciences religieuses, Université Laval, Québec. His thesis explores the theme of arrogance of the Archon…

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On The Anniversary of James Barr’s Death

It was the 14th of October, 2006 (it doesn’t seem like it has been 6 years) that James Barr, one of the most brilliant Old Testament scholars of our day (or any day) died.    Academically speaking, he’s my grandpa.  Both … Continue reading

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