Category Archives: Reception History
There’s no question at all that Julius Wellhausen has been far more influential in the field of Old Testament studies than most others. I mention him now because it was on the 17th of May in 1844 that he was … Continue reading
Witnesses say that just before he was seen to fly skyward without a rocket pack, he spread out his arms, and then up he went, shouting ‘buy my giant book which is very much like all my other less giant … Continue reading
This month’s carnival has a British flavor: every post is by a British scholar (or one who has been to Britain or who has family from Britain or ancestors therefrom or who has flown over Britain on their way to … Continue reading
Most folk are familiar with the tradition that Luke was a Physician. But did you know that he has also been, in the history of Reception, an artist? Rogier van der Weyden 1399/1400 – 1464 St Luke Drawing the Virgin … Continue reading
So, At CBA I’m Doing a Paper on The Reception of the Bible in Catholic/ Protestant Diatribe in the 16th c.
I know, you can hardly stand not being able to hear it. Go to CBA in August in New Orleans. Anyway, researching the material has been super fun because I get to acquaint myself with gems like this: As you … Continue reading
This is what’s going on at Emory– For those of you in the Atlanta (GA, USA) area, Dr. Christopher Rowland, recently retired from the Dean Ireland’s Professorship at the University of Oxford, will be presenting two Reception History lectures. The … Continue reading
Let him (and her) who has ears to hear, hear…
Hear… the screams of those in eternal torment. Because they didn’t do the right thing. A fuller picture so that you get the total sensation of your own roasting… sinners…
I look forward to the double L gang riding into town down Atlanta way to stir up some true Bible knowing-stuff-ness… Thank you, CNN!
At Exeter Bible films are currently undergoing an intriguing renaissance. 2014 saw two big-budget representations of the Hebrew Bible in the form of Noah and Exodus:Gods and Kings, and more cinematic treatments of biblical material are on their way: Mary … Continue reading
The De Gruyter Prize for Biblical Studies and Reception History call for submissions is open. This prize has been established to encourage biblical scholars at the early stages of their careers. De Gruyter will support this award with an annual … Continue reading
At the Creation Museum, it is the season when staff in biblical garb greet visitors next to dinosaur skeletons and volunteers portraying Joseph and Mary cradle a baby Jesus doll while real-life camels, sheep and donkeys graze in the grounds … Continue reading
This month’s Carnival is a chronological overview of the best posts of not just the month, but of each day of the month. And they all lead up to the ginormous festival we lovingly call the SBL Annual Meeting. It’s … Continue reading
In Bible and Interpretation– Reception historians do not necessarily focus on art or literature. One could analyze the Bible’s role in advertising, politics, scientific discourse, historiography, hagiography, or anything in between. How could one decide whether to classify one of … Continue reading
Peter Lang Verlag has just launched a new series concentrating on Reception History: Biblical reception history is an important modern methodological approach to understanding and interpreting the biblical text, not merely as it stands in the Bible, but as it … Continue reading
The proposals so far sent for consideration of inclusion in the History of Reception of the Bible series by Peter Lang Verlag have been stellar. We are in the process now of evaluating them and making further inquiries and recommendations. … Continue reading
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By being all about the booze and boozers… It’s time for real Christians to take SBL back by making it the STL (society of tea lovers). It’s time for the revolution!!!! You boozers have been warned!