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Daily Archives: 11 Dec 2013
A very talented friend has framed my sheet from Codex Sinaiticus and given it to me as a gift. I’ll hand it in an illustrious locale in the morning.
This is really excellent news: ASOR is pleased to welcome Eric Cline and Christopher Rollston as the new co-editors of the Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Dr. Cline and Dr. Rollston will begin their editorship on July 1, … Continue reading
I’m convinced that people who appeal to the ‘original autographs’ have no idea at all of the complicated history of the biblical text. For instance- Der Text 36:8–39:23 von Exod weicht in Umfang und Anordnung stark von M ab. … Continue reading
The wretched sinner is at WalMart, buying, get this…. beer! Here’s the photographic evidence. And the camera doesn’t lie, does it Joel! Repent!!!!! (And for the love of all that’s holy, get a new shirt!)
So, according to the website, it will be available for attendees at SBL 2014 in San Diego (the place where Chris Tilling and I first roomed together at an SBL – it holds special memories for us… oh wait, that … Continue reading
Aren Maeir has written what can only be classified as a thorough, honest, forthright, exceptionally balanced, extremely helpful and brilliantly worded review of Avi Faust’s latest tome. Two words: wow. Wow! You owe it to yourself to read it for … Continue reading
It seems not… Master Forstemius said that a certain brother named Lawrence, a Waldensian minister, had had himself castrated in his youth and confessed that in his old age he regretted it, for he burned more with desire then than … Continue reading
… he gains no more than to make his obstinacy and arrogance detestable to all men of sense and moderation.* ______________ * J.K.S. Reid, Calvin: Theological Treatises (p. 322).
to which one can only respond I suppose that in the world of the ‘celebrity’ pastor, if one isn’t a member of the circle of unjustifiably infamous one is easily demarcated a ‘plebian’. And the sorriest aspect of all this … Continue reading
Now THERE’S a job I’d LOVE to have!
Whilst updating Logos last evening I noticed (after receiving an email from them about it) that a new volume had been added to the collection: It’s really quite nicely done. Plenty of illustrative materials and helpful guidance for those just … Continue reading
It’s a very fine essay indeed by the learned and goodly Barbara Schenck for Reformiert.info– Immer noch Karl Barth? überschreibt Michael Weinrich das einleitende Kapitel zu seinem neuen Barth-Buch. Aus der Frage wird beim Lesen schnell ein Ausruf, aber in … Continue reading
A simple yes or no will do, dear friends at Baker Academic. A simple yes or no to the request that you reissue Muller’s so very important Post Reformation Reformed Dogmatics. Sure, Logos has it. And sure, people who use … Continue reading