Tag Archives: Robert Cargill

Caption Cargill

Here’s the blank photo for you to use: Here’s my entry: [Thanks to Pat MacCulloch for coming up with the meme idea].

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Tweetings From SBL

This afternoon Bob Cargill and Simcha Jacobovici were in the same session on the media and archaeology and by all accounts Cargill had the better presentation (naturally, since he is an actual academic and Jacobovici is a film-maker/journalist) and the … Continue reading

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My Friends are Horrible People… Just Sayin’

From the twitter- And as nice as I am to them…  Friends… you can’t live with ’em (cause they’re too far away) and ya can’t kill ’em (because that would be unethical… I think… maybe…). But the real question here … Continue reading

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If Biblioblogs Had Movie Titles… An Observation

If biblioblogs had movie titles… the titles of the blogs authored by the people below would be- Joel Watts: The Expendables. Mark Goodacre: The Godfather. Near Emmaus: 12 Angry Men. James McGrath: Fight Club. Chris Tilling: Forest Gump. Aren Maier: … Continue reading

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Israel Finkelstein Under Duress!

Bob Cargill posted this photo on the Azekah expedition page and claims that Israel approves of his tie-dye shirt.  But you can clearly see from Israel’s expression that he’s under duress.  I suspect that Cargill has a knife or some … Continue reading

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A Plea to the Excavators at Azekah: Emergency Situation

Azekah-ites, I beg you- run over to Robert Cargill’s hut and take down his wash and BURN IT!  Do civilization a favor, just toss those tie dyes in a pile and send them up in smoke to God.  It may … Continue reading

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The Discovery of a LMLK Seal at Azekah!

Via Bob Cargill, filmmaker.

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Why I Still Love Bob Cargill

Robert and I don’t see eye to eye on the gay marriage question.  I think that’s plain and clear to anyone and everyone who reads our blogs (and let’s face it, that’s everyone who is anyone). In spite of our … Continue reading

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The Happenings at Azekah

Include one Dr Cargill wearing a shirt he made in art class in 1978 and the gang eating what looks to be some right good food-

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Dorothy, Thanks for Your Support

Dot King writes Jim Davila, a highly respected professor at the leading Scottish university, has blogged about a rather stupid claim of “slander” made against Mark Goodacre, Jim West and Robert Cargill by  Nicole Austin, Associate Producer on The Resurrection … Continue reading

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Set Your DVR: Cargill Will be Live on CNN at 10:40 a.m. Today

That’s 10:40 Eastern time, 9:40 Central.  If you live in another time zone you’ll just have to figure it out for yourself. He’s scheduled to appear for a 3-4 minute interview on CNN’s NEWSROOM WITH CAROL COSTELLO to discuss the documentary, “The … Continue reading

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Dr Tabor wishes Dr Cargill Would Find Something Else to Do…

In a fun exchange on facebook Tabor tells Cargill that he needs to take a break from writing and spend time with his family watching tv.  It’s easy to understand why Tabor would feel that way – every time Cargill … Continue reading

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They Want it to be True, So In Their Minds, It’s True

Cargill and Goodacre appeared on Nightline last night discussing the so called ‘Jonah Ossuary’- Robert Cargill, an assistant professor of classics and religious studies at the University of Iowa, told “Nightline” that the original image of the engraving that Tabor … Continue reading

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The Third Quest, For the Historical Charlesworth

Robert Cargill writes, in responding to Mark Goodacre’s comparison of Tabor’s claims and Charlesworth’s claims re: the ‘Fishy Ossuary’- The questions I have are as follows: Who shouted? Who sight-read the inscription? How did Dr. Charlesworth interpret the inscription? How … Continue reading

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A Follow-up And Republication of the Preceding Post

Or, more simply, Bob’s post has found a home on the ASOR blog.  So you can read it there as well.  I find his theory quite interesting.

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The University of Iowa is Teaming up with Tel Aviv to Excavate at Azekah

And along those lines they’ve set up a Facebook page- check it out here. Contact Dr. Robert Cargill at robert-cargill@uiowa.edu for more information about digging at Tel Azekah with Tel Aviv University this summer.

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The Cargills

Are home, in Iowa. the last 4 weeks have been a time of monumental transition and emotion for me and for my family. in the past month, we packed all that we own into storage containers, moved out of our … Continue reading

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The Formal Introduction of MacLaren Grey Cargill

From the proud dad! Roslyn and I are proud to announce the birth of our son, MacLaren Grey Cargill, born Aug. 7, 2011 at 10:05 PM. He weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was 20.5 in. long. Roslyn delivered after … Continue reading

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Robert Cargill Responds to the Raphael Golb Verdict

And he does it in good Cargill-ian style.  Don’t miss a word of it.

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Why What Eric Cline and Bob Cargill Have Done is So Important

In the 1930’s the German Christians were sweeping across the landscape and many proper theologians and churchmen were standing silently by, waiting for someone somewhere to act.  So Karl Barth did, composing the astonishingly meaningful (even today) Theological Declaration of … Continue reading

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