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

Digest for June 26th, 2015

Top 20 Biblical Commentary Posts

  1. Yes, Mark Woods in the UK Understands the USA’s Marriage Problem by Scot McKnight (blog)
  2. Breaking News: Supreme Court Decides in Favor of Marriage Equality! by James F. McGrath (blog)
  3. How to end Gay Marriage by Joel L. Watts (blog)
  4. Jon Pott All Over: June 26, 2015 by Eerdmans (blog)
  5. Same-Sex Marriage and Lessons From Canada by Stephen Bedard (blog)
  6. Theses on Professionalization Series: Tenzan Eaghll by mattsheedy (blog)
  7. Wayne Meeks: “Renounce the Phrase, ‘The Bible Clearly Teaches'” (Skinner) by Christopher Skinner (blog)
  8. Yesterday, I couldn’t spell Unofficial. Now I are one! by Dr. Jim (blog)
  9. A Nation Divided by Ben Huff (blog)
  10. Professors, Reimagine the Pastorate; Pastors, Don’t Bury Your Gift — An Excerpt from “The Pastor Theologian” by Jeremy Bouma (blog)
  11. Get June’s Deals Before They’re Gone by Paul Kirby (blog)
  12. God Outranks Ken Ham by James F. McGrath (blog)
  13. Getting Literal, Eschatological, Apocalyptic, Even! by Henry Neufeld (blog)
  14. CFP: Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives by James F. McGrath (blog)
  15. Christians Need to Get Better at Sex by Stephen Bedard (blog)
  16. Requiem for a Brother by Steve Bricker (blog)
  17. Review of Maurice Casey’s Jesus: Evidence and Argument or Mythicist Myths? by James F. McGrath (blog)
  18. Ark Park Update by Dr. Jim (blog)
  19. Weekly Meanderings, 27 June 2015 by Scot McKnight (blog)
  20. @AccordanceBible is a great company by Joel L. Watts (blog)

Biblical Criticism Posts

  1. 'seven times in chains': 1 Clement 5.6 and the New Testament by Peter M. Head (blog)
  2. Review of Kosmin, The Land of the Elephant Kings by Jim Davila (blog)
  3. Pajunen and Tervanotko (eds.), Crossing Imaginary Boundaries. by Jim Davila (blog)
  4. Ein Tzuba by Jim Davila (blog)
  5. New Latin-Italian edition of the collected works of St Jerome from Città Nuova by Roger Pearse (blog)
  6. Exercise for Lesson 23: Imperfect Middle and Passive by Micheal W. Palmer (blog)
  7. Eschatological Round Table by Jacob J. Prahlow (blog)
  8. Unicode Greek in the Online Grammar by Micheal W. Palmer (blog)
  9. Rough deal for hired hands? Verse of the Month: John 10:12 by Richard Goode (blog)
  10. New College, Edinburgh: An American Link by Joshua Mann (blog)
  11. Social media and ministry by Matthew R. Malcolm (blog)
  12. Brief Book Review: The Transformative Church by diglot (blog)
  13. My Review of Bateman, Interpreting the General Letters, Is Now Available by Brian Small (blog)
  14. Brief Book Review: The Transformative Church by diglot (blog)

Radical Criticism Posts

  1. Bart Ehrman Agrees to Debate Robert Price On Whether Jesus Existed by John Loftus (blog)
  2. Homosexual Marriages Declared by Supreme Court to Be Legal in Every State of the Nation, Spelling the Death of Evangelicalism by John Loftus (blog)
  3. The Country is a Little More Equal Now #LoveWins by Aaron Adair (Gilgamesh (blog)
  4. Sull'ira del Dio Creatore by G. Ferri (blog)

Weekend Roundup

By Todd Bolen Archaeologists working at Kibbutz Magen near the Gaza Strip have discovered a Roman-period marble dolphin statuette. This week, ISIL is apparently planning to turn the site of Jonah’s tomb into a park. The Iraqi authorities consider that a crime. Israel is considering the restoration of Khirbet al-Minya, an …read more

Latest Issue of Review of Biblical Literature

By (Charles Savelle) The latest issue of Review of Biblical Literature is out. Reviews can be accessed by clicking the links below.Herbert W. Bateman IVInterpreting the General Letters: An Exegetical Handbook by Brian C. Small Maurice CaseyJesus: Evidence and Argument or Mythicist Myths? by James F. McGrath L. Juliana Claassens and Klaas Spronk, …read more

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