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2846Re: [ANE-2] Berlinerblau: What's Wrong With the Society of Biblical Literature?

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  • Peter T. Daniels
    Nov 8, 2006
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      I'm not sure why Chuck thought this article was on-topic for ANE-2 List, but it looks to me like (e.g. in this excerpt) Mr. Berlinerblau thinks that "biblical scholar" means or ought to mean 'theologian'. I expect that what he complains about not finding in the SBL he'll find right across the hall in the AAR. (I, of course, have no idea what the separation is about. But it happened to the MLA and the LSA about 30 years ago, too.)

      > More questions: Which secular universities have a biblicist on the faculty? Which do not? As a conversation starter, I would
      > suggest that the SBL adopt the goal of creating 100 new positions in biblical scholarship in the next decade in secular universities
      > (Seminarians, naturally, are encouraged to apply, but universities should be mindful of the importance of having secular scholars
      > on staff.)
      Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...

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      Subject: [ANE-2] Berlinerblau: What's Wrong With the Society of Biblical Literature?

      Jacques Berlinerblau has an interesting article in the November 10, 2006 Chronicle of Higher
      Education: "What's Wrong With the Society of Biblical Literature?"

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