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Daily Archives: 1 Jun 2018
An unofficial group of faculty at the Catholic University of America has voted to declare “no confidence” in the school’s president and provost, adding another dramatic chapter to a simmering dispute over cost-cutting efforts and other issues at the 131-year … Continue reading
If Calvin were alive this blasphemous wretch would be a pile of ash.
Virginia, don’t you DARE elect this vile miscreant– if you do, we should remove you from the Union. Nathan Larson, a 37-year-old accountant from Charlottesville, Virginia, is running for Congress as an independent candidate in his native state. He is … Continue reading
It seems very fitting to me that the final book that Philip will have published is an introduction to the whole Bible. I read through the manuscript, sent along a few suggestions which he wisely ignored, and am so very … Continue reading
Via Jack Sasson and Thomas Römer- The funeral will be held in private (only family). Later there will be a celebration in his memory. People can write to his wife Birgit Mänz-Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org .
James Crossley writes Terrible news. Philip Davies died. There will be more details forthcoming. He was a massive presence for me at Sheffield. He was central to the growth of biblical studies at Sheffield, to the development of critical Dead … Continue reading
This is a good one-
If you’re a user of BW then you got an email announcing their decision to cease operations. Very sad.
Scripture carries little to no weight with the vast majority of Christians. Oh sure, they like the parts where they ‘get’ something. But precious few actually listen to the parts that require something of them. Christians are good at receiving … Continue reading