Monthly Archives: September 2015

Jesus was a Refugee

By Chris Keith Today the Jesus Blog is very pleased to host a guest post from Prof Joan Taylor of King’s College, London, addressing the significance of Jesus for the current tragedies associated with the Syrian Refugees.________________________________Joan E. Taylor Professor of Christian Origins and Second Temple Judaism King’s College London The unstoppable force …read more

Christine Hayes on Divine Law in Greco-Roman, Christian, and Rabbinic Conceptions

By Deane Professor Christine Hayes (Yale University) has delivered various lectures on her 2015 book, What’s Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives (Yale University Press).
Christine Hayes shows that for the ancient Greeks, divine law was divine by virtue of its inherent qualities of intrinsic rationality, truth, universality, and immutability, while for the …read more

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