Daily Archives: 25 Feb 2017

1955 Film of Cutting Open of the Copper Scroll

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Originally posted on Network for the Study of Dispersed Qumran Cave Artefacts and Archival Sources (DQCAAS):
Judy Brown, daughter of John Allegro, has generously supplied the Network with many materials related to her father, and we are moving forward with…


The Winner of this Week’s Dilly is…. #CPAC2017 !!!!

For displaying the sort of ignorance about the Bible and theology that befuddles anyone with a brain and yet nevertheless pretending to interpret it for the present day.  Who is more deserving of a Dilly?  That’s right- no one at … Continue reading

Posted in Dilettante, Dilly the Dilettante Award

The Bonnet Mocks the Evening Worship Skippers

Enjoy: Local man Henry Harder has guaranteed himself a spot in Heaven after successfully attending those really boring Sunday evening church services for twenty years straight. “I’ve made it! I’ve finally made it!” shouted Harder as he galloped through the … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

The Age of Ignorance

Mary Beard is right, people are proud of being ignorant theses days.

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Still More Notice is Being Taken of the Women of the Reformation

Read this one, which was mentioned several days ago in its German incarnation but now has been published in English (so the Barthians can read it now!). It was a big risk. Nevertheless, 500 years ago it was not just … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint

Keep your eyes open for this: This large-scale collective and interdisciplinary project will aim to produce a new research tool: a multi-volume dictionary giving an article of between 2 and 10 pages (around 500 articles in all) for each important … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Books, LXX

The Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint

Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint Monday 27th February: 5pm Exam Schools – Is the Septuagint the Old Testament of the New Testament? Tuesday 28th February: 2.30pm Hebrew Centre (Walton Street) – Seminar in Jewish Studies in the Graeco-Roman Period: Was … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, LXX

#ICYMI – Are You On Satan’s Side, Or Jesus’s?

Originally posted last year on this date. You will know them by their fruits (i.e., whether or not they do the right thing, the godly thing, the Christian thing or the demonic, satanic, wicked, perverse thing)…

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