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The Top 30 Books in Higher Education

By Joshua Mann How many of these popular texts have you read? The top 30 texts in Higher Education ranked by the Open Syllabus Project are as follows (click a title to view on Amazon):
Rank
Count
Score
Text
1
3,934
100.0

The Elements of Style
Strunk, William, 1869-1946

2
3,573
99.9

Republic
Plato

3
3,189
99.7

The Communist Manifesto
Marx, Karl, 1818-1883

4
3,057
99.6

Biology
Campbell, Neil A., 1946

5
2,710
99.5

Frankenstein
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

6
2,709
99.4

Ethics
Aristotle

7
2,671
99.2

Leviathan
Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679

8
2,652
99.1

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JSHJ 13.2–3 Released

By Joshua Mann The Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus volume 13 issues 2–3 is now available and looks stellar:
E.P. Sanders and the ‘Trial’ of Jesus 91
Helen K. Bond

Jesus and the Law: Taking E.P. Sanders to Some Logical Conclusions 114
James G. Crossley

The Miracles of an Eschatological Prophet 129
Eric Eve

Concern, Custom and Common Sense: Discharge, …read more

Joshua 1

By Bob MacDonald Joshua 1:8, music based on the accents

Here are direct references to Psalm 1 in Joshua. What is the direction of the influence? Confining the comparison to just 3 verses highlights the dependency.

לא not

JOS 1:8לא
התורה instruction

JOS 1:8תורה
והגית but you will mutter

JOS 1:8הגה
יומם day

JOS 1:8יום
ולילה and night

JOS 1:8לילה
לעשׂות and do

JOS 1:8עשׂה
ככל according …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: Carrier proposes the NT Jesus based on Philo’s Jesus ang

By Giuseppe Secret Alias wrote:Answer 1 The earliest Christian group identified their God as Eesu (Marcionites) according to Ephrem and not Eeshu (= Syr. ‘Joshua’) Why the distinction?2 Philo identifies his angel only as an ‘anthropos’ which is a Greek translation of Zechariah’s IS (pronounced eesh)What you are saying, Stephan, IF …read more

Christian Texts and History • Re: Carrier proposes the NT Jesus based on Philo’s Jesus ang

By Giuseppe Secret Alias wrote:Answer 1 The earliest Christian group identified their God as Eesu (Marcionites) according to Ephrem and not Eeshu (= Syr. ‘Joshua’) Why the distinction?2 Philo identifies his angel only as an ‘anthropos’ which is a Greek translation of Zechariah’s IS (pronounced eesh)What you are saying, Stephan, IF …read more

Theology Award Winners, 2014-2015. Plus an Invitation to Instructors

By ZA Blog Did you know Zondervan Academic partners with colleges, universities, and seminaries to recognize students for outstanding achievement in the study of theology?
To find out how your school can participate in the Zondervan Theology Award program, please contact Joshua Kessler (joshua.kessler@harpercollins.com).
And please join us in congratulating the 2014-2015 winners.
Theology Award Winners, …read more

Biblical Hebrew Award Winners, 2014-2015. Plus an Invitation to Instructors

By ZA Blog Did you know Zondervan Academic partners with colleges, universities, and seminaries to recognize students for outstanding achievement in the study of biblical Hebrew?
To find out how your school can participate in the Zondervan Biblical Hebrew Award program, please contact Joshua Kessler (joshua.kessler@harpercollins.com).
And please join us in congratulating the 2014-2015 winners.
Biblical …read more

Biblical Greek Award Winners, 2014-2015. Plus an Invitation to Instructors.

By ZA Blog Did you know Zondervan Academic partners with colleges, universities, and seminaries to recognize students for outstanding achievement in the study of biblical Greek?
To find out how your school can participate in the Zondervan Biblical Greek Award program, please contact Joshua Kessler (joshua.kessler@harpercollins.com).
And please join us in congratulating the 2014-2015 winners.
Biblical …read more

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