Daily Archives: 21 Oct 2019


You have seduced me, Yahweh, and I have let myself be seduced; you have overpowered me: you were the stronger. I am a laughing-stock all day long, they all make fun of me. For whenever I speak, I have to howl … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

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Stimer Stymied

ETC shares with its many billions of readers news today of the return of 5 papyri to the EES by Mr Stimer. Thank heaven for Tommy Wasserman.

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Evangelicals In America Today in One Photo

This is American Evangelicalism.

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Konrad Schmid: Gerhard von Rad’s Interpretation of Genesis 22

Since it’s still von Rad’s birthday I’ll remind you that Konrad uploaded his 2008 Interpretation essay to Academia.edu some time back. Here. It’s still very much worth reading. From the perspective of Heilsgeschichte, Gerhard von Rad saw clearly that Genesis … Continue reading

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Jesus, Deliver Us…

From all these books that apparently MUST have the word ‘Faithfulness’ in the title these days… Ιησους……

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Luther, on What Comprises Proper Singing

“Wo aber ein solch faul unwillig hertze ist, da kan gar nichts oder nichts guts gesungen werden. Frölich und lustig mus hertz und mut sein, wo man singen sol. Darum hat Gott, solchen faulen und unwilligen Gottes dienst faren lassen, … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Piece on Gerhard von Rad

Since it’s his birthday- Gerhard Von Rad: State Interference and Unflappable Belief in Nazi Germany by Daniel Strecker is intriguing for a number of reasons. First, it’s by a non-theologian. Second, it features interaction with Bernard Levinson’s work on von … Continue reading

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The 2020 SOTS Winter Meeting Booking Form and Program

Are now available: 2020 Winter Meeting Booking Form 2020 Programme 2020 SOTS Travel Directions to Jubilee Campus, Nottingham I hope to see you there.

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Call For Papers

POPULAR VISUAL MEDIA AND THE BIBLE University of Exeter, 6 April 2020 This conference aims to explore the varied relationships between biblical texts and contemporary popular visual media such as sci-fi or fantasy films and TV shows, comic books and … Continue reading

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Gerhard von Rad als Deuteronomiumskommentator

Es ist mir gegangen wie manchem anderen in der Zunft der Alttestamentler: Siewären nicht in dieser Zunft ohne Gerhard von Rads sprachlich-ästhetisch und theo-logisch so beeindruckende „Theologie des Alten Testaments“, die ich als Student imersten Semester durcharbeitete, oder so sollte … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A Book-by-Book Guide to Septuagint Vocabulary

Originally posted on Septuaginta &c.:
I am very excited to announce a new book that I’ve produced with my partner in crime, Greg Lanier: A Book-by-Book Guide to Septuagint Vocabulary (Hendrickson 2019). The volume is set to release in…

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Some of Von Rad’s Works

Along with his Genesis commentary, these are on my shelves:

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On Gerhard von Rad’s Birth Anniversary

Those who are wise learn from their forebears- even if what they learn is to leave them to the side.  Von Rad, however, can never be left aside.  He stands – even now – as the greatest Everest to grace … Continue reading

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