Monthly Archives: November 2015

Illogical? Yep!

By jps Hinduism for Hindus is not a coherent belief system but, first and foremost, a collection of practices. It is the collection of practices as such that needs to be explored further in order to understand their sense of religious action. Converse’s conclusion about formal beliefs in comparison to particular practices …read more

List of volumes of the “Description de l’Égypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l’expédition de l’armée française”

By Roger Pearse Today I found that I needed to consult a plate in the Napoleonic Description de l’Egypte. I had some difficulty in finding online volumes, and so I compiled the following list. Please feel free to offer additions in the comments.
First edition (Imperial edition)
Book 01 (1809), Volume I …read more

List of volumes of the “Description de l’Égypte, ou Recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l’expédition de l’armée française”

By Roger Pearse Today I found that I needed to consult a plate in the Napoleonic Description de l’Egypte. I had some difficulty in finding online volumes, and so I compiled the following list. Please feel free to offer additions in the comments.
First edition (Imperial edition)
Book 01 (1809), Volume I …read more

Web Round Up #13

By womenscholars SBL 2015 Society Report is now available. Find out all the stats
Interview with Jessica Keady.
Course Report for Laura Nasrallah’s early Christianity course on the letters of Paul.
HOT OFF THE PRESS:
Nyasha Junior’s An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation in now available.
Aviya Kushner’s The Grammar of God: A Journey Into the Words …read more

More about Bishops (or why RMN is dividing us…again or is it still)

By Scott Fritzsche As is to be expected these days, the Reconcilling Ministries Network has issued a response to the statement of the central conference Bishops. You can find the Bishops statement here: http://www.kyumc.org/newsdetail/central-conference-bishops-2701365 and can find the response by RMN here: http://www.rmnetwork.org/newrmn/for-the-life-of-the-world-a-response-to-united-methodist-bishops-of-the-central-conferences-of-africa/ nad of course, should you choose to, continue reading my …read more