Digest for June 27th, 2015

Top 20 Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. Heterosexual Marriage Under Threat (Map) by James F. McGrath (blog)
  2. Seven Headed Plesiosaurs and Hebrew Grammar by Ben (blog)
  3. Ruled out of Oord-er by Ken Schenck (blog)
  4. Aren’t All Religions Basically the Same? by Stephen Bedard (blog)
  5. Wish I Had Said That by James F. McGrath (blog)
  6. the Treaty of Tripoli and some wise Orthodox words by Joel L. Watts (blog)
  7. Preaching from the Old Testament by Henry Neufeld (blog)
  8. CFP: Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval Hagiography by James F. McGrath (blog)
  9. Why You Need the Word Biblical Commentary Upgrade by Brandon Rappuhn (blog)
  10. The Theory of Everything: God in Mystery by James Pate (blog)
  11. The Sodomite Challenge: How to Translate Genesis 19:5 by Deane (blog)
  12. A Reader’s Companion to Augustine’s Confessions by Stephen Bedard (blog)
  13. Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: A Prayer by Scot McKnight (blog)
  14. Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature by Charles Savelle (blog)
  15. Extracurricular Activities 6.27.15 — Racial Heresy, Hengel’s ‘Crucifixion,’ and Book of Mormon History by Jeremy Bouma (blog)
  16. Weekend Roundup by Todd Bolen (blog)
  17. Roger Olson’s ‘Arminian Theology’– Part Fifteen by Ben Witherington (blog)
  18. Book Spotlight: The Enemy in the Household by womenscholars (blog)
  19. The Chief Justice Got His Cases Backwards by Loren Rosson (blog)
  20. On State Sanctioned Prayers in School by Dr. Jim (blog)

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. Nelson, The Temple Complex at Horvat Omrit, vol. 1 by Jim Davila (blog)
  2. Slifkin, The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom by Jim Davila (blog)
  3. What is "Mainstream Scholarship"? by ………….. (blog)
  4. Recommended Reading: June 20-26 by Jacob J. Prahlow (blog)

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. Dieter T. Roth, on 'Marcion and the Dating of the Synoptic Gospels' by Professor Markus Vinzent (blog)
  2. Eckhart Sprüche - Eckhart Sayings by Professor Markus Vinzent (blog)
  3. The NIV - how accurate is it? by Gavin R (blog)
  4. Paul Foster, Review of my 'Marcion and the dating of the Synoptic Gospels' by Professor Markus Vinzent (blog)
  5. Marcion's two recensions of his Gospel by Professor Markus Vinzent (blog)

Christian Texts and History • An index to my ongoing posts on the epistle to the Hebrews.

By Ben C. Smith Hebrews 5.5-6 (when Jesus becomes priest): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1625.Hebrews 5.7-8 (salvation out of death): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1583.Hebrews 7.14 (sprung from Judah): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1553.Hebrews 8.4 (a contrafactual condition): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1639.Hebrews 9.23 (better sacrifices): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1647.Hebrews 9.24 (into heaven itself): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1618.Hebrews 9.27-28 (an interpolation?): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1556.Hebrews 12.2-3 (contradiction by sinners): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1546.Hebrews 13.11-13 (camp and gate): http://earlywritings.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1484.Leviticus 1.1-17 & Exodus 24.4-6 …read more

CFP: Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval Hagiography

By James F. McGrath This call for papers came to my attention via the Hugoye list. It is connected with the interesting project titled “Novel Saints. Ancient novelistic heroism in the hagiography of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages.”Call for Papers Holy Hero(in)es. Literary Constructions of Heroism in Late Antique and Early Medieval …read more

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