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Judgment Day and the Rapture
Dear List Members, Hi!!! I was wondering if any of you have studied the ideas of a judgment day and a rapture being taught in the Bible. I have a good Muslim...
Oct 13, 2010
FW: FW: [biblical-studies] our colloquium
Forwarded with the permission of Jim West and Randall Buth. No cropping because the responses are interspersed. James ____________
Oct 12, 2010
Eastern Orthodox intro
I have Timothy Ware's The Orthodox Church. Looking for any other highly recommended English language overviews and introductions to the Eastern Orthodox...
Oct 11, 2010
Kevin P. Edgecomb
on "Writing the Dead Sea Scrolls" Nat. Geographic TV
"Writing the Dead Sea Scrolls" shown on National Geographic channel is available on youtube: http://www.youtube.
v=tQIb13roRYA The show gives rise to...
Oct 10, 2010
George F Somsel
Englishing the Hebrew Bible
In the 1980s, the American literary critic and scholar Robert Alter began publishing original studies of the Hebrew Bible that yielded, among other books, The...
Oct 10, 2010
Eisenbrauns SBL in October sale
With apologies for the cross-posting: Yes, this is it; the sale you've been waiting for. Eisenbrauns is pleased to announce our third annual "SBL in October"...
Oct 4, 2010
Anyone willing to recommend their "top three" picks for thorough treatment of the Holy Spirit? Respectfully, Stephen C. Lord [Non-text portions of this message...
Sep 17, 2010
This is just to inform that KUSATU vol. 11 / 2010 is already available: KUSATU 11/2010 Kleine Untersuchungen zur Sprache des Alten Testaments und seiner Umwelt...
Sep 15, 2010
Moreshet Israel no. 7
This may be of interest to some members: Yigal Levin ************
* **** The Ariel University...
Aug 23, 2010
Back-to-School sale, part 2
With apologies for the cross-posting. Eisenbrauns continues our back-to-school sale with Aramaic and Syriac reference works. Save 15-50% on selected Aramaic...
Aug 9, 2010
Ethnicity in early Judaism and early Christianity
I'm tracking the adoption of 'ethnicity
39; terminology in scholarship on early Judaism and early Christianity. The earliest occurrences of 'ethnic
39; I've found so...
Aug 6, 2010
Re: Digest Number 359
Prof. Miller, You might look at the article "Rethinking the Relevance of Race for Early Christian Self-Definition&quo
t; by Denise Kimber Buell, in Harvard...
Jul 16, 2010
David C Hindley
Hershel Shanks Reads His Autobiography On YouTube
s founder introduces himself to prospective readers: http://www.youtube.
v=6tFNuyvFlnY G.M. Grena www.LMLK.org...
Jul 7, 2010
"Protons for studying the Dead Sea Scrolls"
"Researchers of the National Laboratories of the South (LNS) in Catania of the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN, Italy's National Institute for...
Jul 3, 2010
Eisenbrauns July sale
With apologies for the cross-posting: For the month of July, Eisenbrauns is featuring selected Harrassowitz titles at 20% off retail. Choose from ICAANE...
Jul 1, 2010
Wittengstein and "family resemblances"
Could someone tell me where Wittgenstein uses the concept of "family resemblance"
? (It's relevant to genre theory and something Childs said a few times). ...
Jun 28, 2010
FW: Event at the Institute of Philosophy
With apologies for cross-posting and strongest apologies for the lateness of this email (I've just joined this group and the announcement arrived this morning....
Jun 21, 2010
Carl Sandler Berkowitz
Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie
Does anyone on the list have access to volume 5 of Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie (ed. Ebeling and Meissner)? If so, I'd be...
Jun 12, 2010
Coins of Agrippa I vs. Agrippa II
Interesting online article for Biblical-era metallic artifacts, "Software Uncovers Ancient Coin Value": http://tinyurl.
May 29, 2010
Treasures of the Bible: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Beyond
Last September, Azusa Pacific University announced their acquisition of 5 small fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls: http://www.apu.
May 21, 2010
George F Somsel
was Qumran Cave 11 a Zealot library?
The Qumran Cave 11 manuscripts-
-remains of a Zealot library? Such is the proposal in Pfann, Stephen J. "Reassessing the Judean Desert Caves: Libraries,...
May 16, 2010
Counting sabbatical years
According to this Jewish Encyclopedia article<http:
20year> , The Samaritans in their...
May 12, 2010
Ketef Hinnom and the Begin Center
The archaeological site of Ketef Hinnom currently lies hidden behind the Menahem Begin Heritage Center's courtyard. The site is not marked and it is filled...
May 9, 2010
May sale at Eisenbrauns: 50-80% off
With apologies for the cross-posting. Stock up on summer reading at a great price! As the school year winds down, we'd like to offer you a chance to pick up...
May 5, 2010
some Qumran news
1) Y. Magen and Y. Peleg proposed that Qumran was a pottery export site and said clay in pool 71 was used. Samples of that clay have now been analysed, and...
May 4, 2010
Jewish Ideas Daily has posted an obituary of Hanan Eshel, describing him as someone who "synthesized a broad knowledge of classical Jewish texts with rich...
Apr 23, 2010
The current issue of BAR magazine contains an intriguing discussion between Hershel Shanks & Israel Finkelstein: http://tinyurl.
com/26wv3vn Near the end, Prof....
Apr 22, 2010
addendum and correction to "Dead Sea Scrolls: A Full History" v.1, W
I'm reading the significant new contribution to learning, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Full History, vol, 1 1947-1960 (Brill, 2010) and find it fascinating.
Apr 22, 2010
Blood in the Bible
In stark contrast to the norms of the Ancient Near East, biblical tradition repudiated ceremonies which glorified blood. The verse in Leviticus 17:14 which...
Apr 22, 2010
FW: Conference in honor of Anson Rainey
This should be of interest to many on the list. Apologies for cross-posting (that's what you get for being on too many lists!) Yigal Levin ...
Apr 15, 2010
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