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December 5 2017, 12 PM

Although nonviolent offenders get the most attention from reformers, they account for less than 20 percent of all prisoners.

November 23, 7AM

1. Consonance and Communal Membership in the Didache Warren C. Campbell. Volume 71, Issue 5, pages 469 - 494, 2017 2. Rivalry between Presbyters and Deacons in the Roman Church David G. Hunter. Volume 71, Issu...
1. The Futures of Biblical Studies 1. Introduction: Futures, Presents and Gestures of Supersession: The Futures of Biblical Studies at the University of Kent
 Yvonne Sherwood. Volume 25, Issue 4-5, pages 435 - 439, 2017
1. Special Issue: Syriac Medicine 1. Syriac Medicine: Introduction Matteo Martelli. Volume 15, Issue 2, pages 125 - 131, 2017 2. Galen in Syriac: Rethinking Old Assumptions Siam Bhayro. Volume 15, Issue 2, pa...
Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser  |  Forward to a friend. ISSN: 0036-9306, EISSN: 1475-3065 Scottish Journal of Theology ...
1. The Dead Sea Scrolls in Their Hellenistic Context 1. The Dead Sea Scrolls in Their Hellenistic Context1 Pieter B. Hartog and Jutta Jokiranta. Volume 24, Issue 3, pages 339 - 355, 2017 2. “Were the Jews of...
The Expository Times- Volume: 129, Number: 3 (December 2017) ArticlesScrolling through Revelation: A Note on the βιβλ- Word-Group in the Narrative Structure of John's Apocalypse Jared W. HayEmotions, Empathy, and Engagement with...
Journal for the Study of the New Testament- Volume: 40, Number: 2 (December 2017)ArticlesPaul, Inclusion and Whiteness: Particularizing Interpretation David G. Horrell'I Myself am an Israelite': Paul, Authenticity and Authority Jennifer EylDecep...
Table of Contents AlertThe Expository Times- Volume: 129, Number: 2 (November 2017) ArticlesRitual Practices: An Emergentist Perspective Guy Bennett-HunterAbortion and Christian Moral Decisions: An African Ecofeminist Perspective Jo...
Currents in Biblical Research- Volume: 16, Number: 1 (October 2017) Editorial ForewordEditorial Foreword Alan J. Hauser, Brad E. Kelle, Scot McKnight, Drew Strait, and Jordan D. RosenblumAbbreviationsAbbreviationsArticlesThe Litera...
1. Publisher’s Note Tessel Jonquière. Volume 39, Issue 2, pages 105 - 105, 2017 Models for Jewish Bible Theologies Isaac Kalimi. Volume 39, Issue 2, pages 107 - 133, 2017


That warm, secure feeling of being home for the holidays never goes away. Admittedly Thanksgiving takes on a different cast for those of us who are vegetarians becoming vegan, but it’s not about the food, really. It’s never been only just about the ... [Holidays] [Memoirs] [Posts] [Travel] [AAR/SBL] [commuting] [Rest and Be Thankful] [Scotland] [Thanksgiving] [Travel]
Here’s an essay worth reading in this crazy Luther year.Filed under: Modern Culture [Modern Culture]
1 Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! 2 Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! 3 Know that the LORD, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gate... [Bible Places] [Bible study] [Culture] [israel] [Jordan] [old testament] [Photography] [Travel]
Handbuch und Melanchthons Rhetorik Buchvorstellungen mit Prof. Günter Frank am Donnerstag, 7. Dezember, 19:30 Uhr im Melanchthonhaus Bretten Gleich zwei herausragende Neuerscheinungen zu Philipp Melanchthon werden am Donnerstag, 7. Dezember, um 19.30 Uhr... [Melanchthon]
The Bible places great emphasis on giving thanks, and the fourth Thursday in November provides Americans with a prominent reminder of our need to express gratitude. On the assumption that this applies even to photographers and bloggers, I thought I might ... [Holidays]


A short chapter, sure, but it raises questions about the language that point to where I hope to see when I am finished. In part I am reading for language usage. I began because of the use of the Psalms in the Epistle to the Hebrews. I wanted to hear how J... [1 Chronicles]
One of the most important figures of the Reformation died over a millennium before Luther was even born. B.B. Warfield explains his significance: It is Augustine who gave us the Reformation. For the Reformation, inwardly considered, was just the ultimate ... [articles]


With this Facebook group.  It should be a lot of fun, you’ll have lots of encouragement, and it’s better to do things in a group than by yourself.Filed under: Bible [Bible]
And you can read it all for free here.Filed under: Church History [Church History]
    Here’s a piece of music, shared with you for no other reason than that it is breathtakingly beautiful! [music] [Luís de Freitas Branco]


Chris Gehrz: So this Thanksgiving, enjoy the turkey, cranberries, and pumpkin pie. For all my talk of “humble penitence,” it’s long been a feast, not a fast. As early as 1864, the second “national day of Thanksgiving,” a Washington newspaper was... [Uncategorized]
by Adam J. Powell What if I told you that last night I was visited by an angel whilst lying in bed? What if I could provide specific details, like that there were diffuse light and a sense of euphoria accompanying my encounter with the angel? What if I s... [Religion and Society] [Religion and Theory] [Theory and Method] [Adam J. Powell] [Alexandre Brierre de Boismont] [Alfred Maury] [Durham University] [Hallucinations] [Hearing the Voice project] [hypnagogia]


by Timothy via Catholic Bibles (#99319)
A blessed and happy Thanksgiving to all of you! One of the things I am most thankful for this past year was the opportunity to have an Advent (and Lenten) devotional published by the fine people at ACTA Publications.  The best part of the p... [ACTA] [Advent] [Devotional] [Lent] [The Message]

November 22, 11PM

Ben. It seems clear at least to me that when Calvin says our sin was imputed to Christ and his righteousness was imputed to us, based on a (mis)reading of 2 Corinthians 5, and when he also talks about us putting on the robe of Christ’s righteouseness, t... [Uncategorized]
Kris and I say to one and all, Happy Thanksgiving! Almighty and gracious Father, We give you thanks for the fruits of the earth in their season and for the labors of those who harvest them. Make us, we pray, faithful stewards of your great bounty, for the... [Uncategorized]


Some of my academic friends might appreciate this post. [academics] [seminary]


Je réponds aux questions de Live Science concernant les manuscrits de la mer Morte du Musée de la Bible. Suite aux doutes que j’avais notamment exprimés dans Newsweek et confirmés lors d’un colloque à Berlin, avec des précisions publiées dans D... [internet] [archéologie] [épigraphie] [histoire] [judaïsme] [philologie] [Qumrân] [Bible] [Live Science] [religions] [Tanakh]
Je réponds aux questions de Live Science concernant les manuscrits de la mer Morte du Musée de la Bible. Suite aux doutes que j’avais notamment exprimés dans Newsweek et confirmés lors d’un colloque à Berlin, avec des précisions publiées dans D... [internet] [archéologie] [épigraphie] [histoire] [judaïsme] [philologie] [Qumrân] [Bible] [Live Science] [religions] [Tanakh]


I returned from the annual Society of Biblical Literature meeting in Boston yesterday, and I want to post some of my experiences there. I had some institutional stuff to attend to, so I didn't get to as many sessions as I would have liked, and I didn't ev... [Greek]
BibleGateway has updated their app (for iPad, Android, and Fire), and they now have made the New Revised Standard Version and a number of its parallel editions available as a free download. The app is nice, and to have the NRSV available offline makes it ... [Apps]


Having recently returned from the annual SBL conference, I came across a few new resources on Hebrews.First, Concordia has come out with a commentary on Hebrews by John Kleinig:"This commentary is built on the common agreement that this book is a written... [New Books]
Apparently this may have been around for some time, but I just found it. J. Harold Greenlee's A Concise Exegetical Grammar of NT Greek is available as a free download from Asbury Seminary. It's available as a PDF, ebook, or for Kindle. Recommended!HT: Joh... [Greek] [greek instruction]
I could tell by the faces of my amazing adult Sunday School class, with whom I have such enriching discussions, that what I had just said did not register. I needed to call an audible. It was time to ditch (temporarily) my planned lesson and start a new, ... [articles]


We had a great meeting for the Pastoral Epistles study group at ETS last week, with strong attendance for four helpful papers. For our first paper we invited Fred Sanders, one of the leading systematic theologians in evangelicalism today. I had noticed a ... [ETS Study Group] [Pastoral Epistles|2 Timothy] [theology]


Most of those who call themselves Christians probably shouldn’t.Filed under: Modern Culture [Modern Culture]
If you’re going to study, preach, or teach the Bible with any depth, it’s helpful to be able to read and pronounce Greek words—even if you don’t understand them. If you can’t decode Greek letters, excellent reference works and ... [Products]

12 PM

Texas Congressman Joe Barton released a statement Wednesday apologizing for a graphic nude photo of him that circulated on social media earlier this week. He announced his re-election bid earlier this month. “While separated from my second wife,... [Total Depravity]
Which was the first "talking Jesus"? It's a question which is more complex than it might initially appear. Depending on how one defines what constitutes a Jesus film, where it plays, and the language in which Jesus is speaking there is a variety of differ... [Cathedral Films]


On Nov. 11, the Catholic Church lost a moral titan in the long struggle for racial equality and justice in the United States.
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing wields great political power in the country.
But if you don’t want to be branded a ‘pedophile congregation’ call as Pastor someone with an education who knows enough about Scripture and Theology not to support a pedophile.  Problem solved. The Highland Gardens Baptist Church in Mo... [Modern Culture]
To argue that Islam is a religion of peace is as patently absurd as arguing that Christianity is a religion of science.


‘Wonder’ is a tween melodrama on a mission of mercy.
Basel will win this game today! Filed under: soccer [soccer]
The cleansing after a birth. Leviticus 12 Fn Min Max Syll וַיְדַבֵּ֥ר יְהוָ֖ה אֶל־מֹשֶׁ֥ה לֵּאמֹֽר 1 And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, 3e 3g 10 דַּבֵּ֞ר אֶל־בְּנֵ֤י יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ לֵ... [Leviticus]


The change was in “no way” a response to the C.C.H.D.’s persistent online critics, an archdiocesan official says.