Daily Archives: 17 Oct 2012

Lecture Announcement: Garth Gilmour at Lycoming (PA) College on David and Solomon

The Lycoming College Archaeology Department will host biblical archaeologist Dr. Garth Gilmour of the University of Oxford for a free, public lecture, titled “David and Solomon: Dead or Alive?” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. The lecture … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Have Nothing but Contempt for the Media

If Kim Kardashian passes gas the entire world knows it in a minute but if a great scholar, who has made actual, meaningful contributions to the world of learning like Frank Cross dies, you’ll search high and low for so … Continue reading

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Christopher Rollston Remembers Frank Moore Cross

Frank Moore Cross, Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages Emeritus has passed away (October 17, 2012). Born July 13, 1921, Professor Cross was educated at Maryville College (where he majored in the hard sciences), McCormick Theological Seminary, and … Continue reading

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Sad News: The Death of Frank Moore Cross

Via Robert Deutsch the sad news that Frank Cross died last night (October 16).  Cross was 92.  A giant has fallen.  May he rest in peace. UPDATE: Also just in this remark from Peter Machinist of Harvard: Dear Colleagues, I … Continue reading

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Nike Has Had Enough of Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong’s disgrace amid doping charges reached a new level after his biggest sponsor, Nike, announced that it was severing its 16-year relationship with the cycling star as he stepped down as chairman of his foundation, Livestrong. The athletic company … Continue reading

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More Academic Misconduct: The Case of Dinesh D’Souza

TM Law has been tweeting about this guy– of whom I knew nothing because, well, he’s not exactly known.  It seems Mr D’Souza who is A conservative scholar behind a high-grossing documentary that condemns President Barack Obama is under investigation … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: The Spirituality of The Heidelberg Catechism

June 21-22, 2013 This International Conference, entitled ‘The Spirituality of the Heidelberg Catechism‘, is organized by the Theologische Universiteit Apeldoorn, together with the Theologische Universiteit Kampen and the Hersteld Hervormd Seminarie at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The characteristic spirituality of … Continue reading

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Six Fiscal Bullae

Robert Deutsch has an essay in a new volume published by SBL in which he examines 6 bullae. He writes All six bullae are inscribed in Hebrew script and in the Hebrew language. Four bullae are dated and described as … Continue reading

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