It boggles the mind to imagine a President who can’t spell the word ‘heal’.
Daily Archives: 19 Aug 2017
If you’re familiar with ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, just imagine a show with the same sort of format except dancing it’s exegesis and instead of a panel of dance experts the panel is comprised of actual biblical scholars.
Contestants appear before the panel and are given a Hebrew Bible and a Greek New Testament and then assigned a brief passage to exegete. Their task,
- Textual Criticism
- Redaction Criticism
- Rhetorical Criticism
- Reception History
The contestant deemed best by the panel of experts is awarded a $5000 gift card to the publisher of their choice.
It would be brilliant. Come on, @PBS , make it happen!
This is a very fine reminder for journalists to deepen their work through academic connections. And a very much needed one at that.
A[s] this year alone would highlight, in this current age of post-truth, in order to maintain the journalistic standard that Sir Charles Wheeler set out – one of “integrity, authority, humanity and evidence” – academic research is vital.
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