Monthly Archives: February 2016

Defenders of democracy?

By jps I believe Americans demonstrate their ultimate power through ballots, not bullets, and our national genius was found in the free and open exchange of public discourse and debate, not in disparaging our institutions of government or taking up arms to fight duly elected representatives, should you disagree with them. The …read more

Biting and devouring

By jps Christians believe that God calls a person to freedom and stipulates there are no restrictions or restraints whatsoever on one’s call to love. Freedom is directed to the other. “You were called to freedom, brothers and sisters, only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for self-indulgence, but through …read more

Christian Texts and History • Bermejo-Rubio: Jesus and the Anti-Roman Resistance

By maryhelena Fernando Bermejo-Rubio has just uploaded Jesus and the Anti-Roman Resistance. A Reassessment of the Arguments to the academia.edu website. It’s a long article – over 100 pages. Download pdf available.https://www.academia.edu/10232441/_Jesus_and_the_Anti-Roman_Resistance._A_Reassessment_of_the_Arguments_Journal_for_the_Study_of_the_Historical_Jesus_12_2014_1-105Statistics: Posted by maryhelena — Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:39 am …read more

Call for Papers

By Anthony Le Donne For our readers interested in Jewish-Christian Dialogue:The Jewish-Christian Dialogue and Sacred Texts section at SBL (San Antonio, Nov. 19-22) is hosting two sessions.http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/Congresses_CallForPaperDetails.aspx?MeetingId=29&VolunteerUnitId=584(1) Our section is sponsoring two sessions. One is an open session, all relevant proposals welcome. (2) The other session is titled “Has God Brought Us All Laughter? …read more

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