Monthly Archives: September 2015

Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy

By tim “Starsinthesky” by ESA/Hubble. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Commons – (edited)
I confess, I have never really read the famous “Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy”, the idea of defining the authority of Scripture in terms of lack of error in propositional statements strikes me as so wrong headed that …read more

Hermann Detering

By Quixie Hermann Detering is not really a mythicist. That is, his writing, as far as I know, does not explicitly bring into question the historicity of Jesus. He nevertheless merits inclusion in a mythicism-who’s-who, however, because his work is essentially a revisiting and a re-formulating of several of the crucial Dutch …read more

Trojan Horde

By admin I have read two books that turned out to be truly prophetic. Not clairvoyant, mind you, just prescient. The authors were like Isaac Asimov’s futurologist Hari Seldon in his Foundation epic: they had a far-reaching grasp of how present trends would turn out. One of these books was Andrei Amalric’s …read more

Tischendorf on Trial for Removing Codex Sinaiticus, the Oldest New Testament

By Ellen White Constantine Tischendorf. Photo: Tischendorfarchive Alexander Schick © / Courtesy of Helmut Constantin Behrend.Legendary Leipzig scholar Constantine Tischendorf would be 200 this year, but he died surrounded by controversy at the relatively young age of 59. Known for his skills at discovering and deciphering rare ancient manuscripts, Tischendorf’s chance finding …read more

Call for Papers: Digital Editions: Academia, Society, Cultural Heritage

By Peter J. Gurry The Cologne Center for eHumanities is organizing the second DiXiT convention, taking place 16-18 March 2015 in Cologne, Germany. The conference will be preceded by a day dedicated to workshops on:Publishing Models for Digital Scholarly EditionsAggregation of Digital Cultural Content and Metadata MappingXML-Free Scholarly EditingThe convention organizers invite contributions from …read more

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