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Daily Archives: 4 May 2018
Any institution led by a self righteous arrogant misogynist who imagines himself a dictator and who fires anyone who calls his behavior into question doesn’t deserve the financial support of Southern Baptists. Furter, such a leader needs to be immediately … Continue reading
Colleagues, registration is now open for an exciting conference in Durham focused on theological interpretation. It’s entitled ‘Closing the Gap: Best Practices for Integrating Historical and Theological Exegesis’. Amidst a burgeoning interest in reading biblical texts theologically, our aim is … Continue reading
‘Everything’? Nope. ‘Yes’? Nope. God says no to all manner of things.
Originally posted on Remnant of Giants:
Thomas Römer, Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible at the College de France, now appears as a character in a new graphic nonfiction book! The book, Naissance de la Bible: Comment elle a été écrite [The…
You haven’t really annoyed anyone. When it was day, the Jews held a secret meeting at which they made a vow not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul. More than forty of them entered this pact, and they went … Continue reading
via Wil Gafney on FB. And get the Sefaria App for yourself. It contains the Hebrew text of the Bible, plus the English Mishnah, the Talmud, and many other resources.
Naissance de la bible, Thomas Römer, Léonie Bischoff
This is a terrible work and ultimately a thoroughly unsatisfying volume. The good folk at Brill (and I love them) have provided a review copy which I’ve read through and weighed in the balances and found more than wanting. What … Continue reading
Americans talk a lot about equality but what they really mean by the word is advantage. America is a land ruled by oligarchs and special interests and judicial fiat. Were America an actual democracy the populace would vote and issues … Continue reading
Anthropology, History and Theology: Are They Compatible is the title of Barclay’s lecture. And it will be held on Tuesday, May 8th at 10 a.m. Eastern Time here in the US (4 p.m. local time in Zurich)(calculate your local time accordingly). … Continue reading
Carly Crouch announced this on the SOTS facebook page- The University of Nottingham’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies is excited to host a two-day interdisciplinary conference on borders and boundaries in ancient Israel on 5-6 June 2018. Keynote addresses … Continue reading