Daily Archives: 29 Nov 2018


For this to work there have to be arrows. The bow is a promise of peace precisely because there are no arrows. So, nope.

Posted in Modern Culture

Claims That Pilate’s Ring Have Been Found Should Provoke Healthy Skepticism…

Or you lot haven’t learned a bloody thing from the Museum of the Bible Dead Sea Scrolls fiasco. Ha’aretz reports Ring of Roman Governor Pontius Pilate Who Crucified Jesus Found in Herodion Site in West Bank The ring was found … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology

The Best Tweet of the Year


Posted in Modern Culture

Those Confusing Verse Numbers

UPDATE:  Link corrected. Sorry. David Instone-Brewer observes Imagine that you are sending a letter of condolence to a Catholic friend. As you finish, you want them to find strength in the words “Even though I walk through the valley…”, so … Continue reading

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Depending Entirely Upon What You Read, of Course

We can all surely agree that reading some things will make you even more ignorant.  That said, reading GOOD BOOKS can seriously damage your ignorance.

Posted in Books

Aren Maeir is Offering a MOOC on Archaeology

You should sign up- Dear colleagues, friends, Minervites and Safiites, Hi! I would like to bring to your attention, or remind you about, the online Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled: “Biblical Archaeology: The archaeology of ancient Israel and Judah”, … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology

Three New Works from TVZ

New, from Ulrich Luz: New, from Adrian Schenker– And new from the folk at the Great Minster–

Posted in Books, TVZ

Signs of the Times

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Lutheranism’s Most Famous Heretic

Is this woman. Luther himself would say to her- ‘You are the very spirit of Antichrist’.  And he would certainly not be far off.  

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