Monthly Archives: August 2015

Weekend Roundup

By Todd Bolen The Islamic State beheaded the retired chief archaeologist of Palmyra. The Oriental Institute condemns this “brutal and senseless act.” Ian Tuttle suggests that he be added to the ranks of martyrs. Does Syria’s Director-General of Antiquities and Museums have the saddest job in the world? Recently his job has …read more

Damned Nation, Hell in America by Kathryn Gin Gum

By Scot McKnight DAMNED NATION: HELL IN AMERICA Kathryn Gin Gum is assistant professor in the religious studies department at Stanford University. Her book, Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction ( framed this interview. The interview was conducted by David George Moore. Dave blogs at …read more