Monthly Archives: May 2016

Wear Orange

By Scot McKnight More than 33,000 Americans have been shot already in 2015. More than 8500 have died from these gunshots. [Source] This week the horrific murdering of Alison Parker and Adam Ward gained all the attention, or I should say, the murder of Alison Parker gained the attention. Clergy are wearing orange …read more

The Greeks Go to Washington

By Robin Ngo Marble bust of Alexander the Great. Photo: © Archaeological Museum of Pella.Walk around Washington, D.C., and you will see the influence of the ancient Greeks everywhere—from the Lincoln Memorial, modeled after the Parthenon in Athens, to the bare-chested, toga-wearing statue of George Washington in the National Museum of American …read more

Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature

By noreply@blogger.com (Charles Savelle) The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below.Wilson de Angelo Cunha LXX Isaiah 24:1–26:6 as Interpretation and Translation: A Methodological Discussionhttp://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=10078 Reviewed by Johann Cook Reviewed by Claude Cox Zev Garber, ed. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesishttp://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=10262 …read more

The womb as tomb

By jps I’m in the process of reading The Overturned Boat right now. I wasn’t aware of the following: Birth incantations aid the woman in labour to break free the “boat” from the darkness of womb, to wash out the baby bound by the umbilical cord to the “quay of death” (Stol …read more

The Slain God

By Scot McKnight The Slain God: Anthropologists and the Christian Faith Timothy Larsen is McManis Professor of Christian Thought at Wheaton College. He’s been a Visiting Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. Some of the research for this new book was conducted while a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. David George Moore …read more

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