Monthly Archives: June 2015

CFP: Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval Hagiography

By James F. McGrath This call for papers came to my attention via the Hugoye list. It is connected with the interesting project titled “Novel Saints. Ancient novelistic heroism in the hagiography of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages.”Call for Papers Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval …read more

Weekend Roundup

By Todd Bolen Archaeologists working at Kibbutz Magen near the Gaza Strip have discovered a Roman-period marble dolphin statuette. This week, ISIL is apparently planning to turn the site of Jonah’s tomb into a park. The Iraqi authorities consider that a crime. Israel is considering the restoration of Khirbet al-Minya, an …read more

Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature

By noreply@blogger.com (Charles Savelle) The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below.Herbert W. Bateman IVInterpreting the General Letters: An Exegetical Handbookhttp://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=9717Reviewed by Brian C. Small Maurice CaseyJesus: Evidence and Argument or Mythicist Myths?http://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=9729Reviewed by James F. McGrath L. Juliana Claassens and Klaas Spronk, …read more