Archive for September 15th, 2008

15
Sep
08

This Week’s Eisenbrauns Sale: Exegetical Summaries

Titles offered at discounts of 30% off. Check them out here.

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15
Sep
08

Bible and Politics Seminar

From the SBL:

The Society of Biblical Literature partners with Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, PA for a one-day series of lectures by biblical scholars on how politics affects the Bible and the Bible affects politics.

Saturday, September 27th; 2008
9am to 3:30pm
Santee Chapel, The Lark Academic Building
Lancaster Theological Seminary

Free to the public and all students, clergy, and religious leaders in the area.
To register contact: Rikki Jones, Office of Continuing Education, rjones@lancasterseminary.edu or 1-800-393-0654 ext. 158.
Lunch provided in the Dietz Refectory.

Professor Ronald J. Sider
TOWARD AN EVANGELICAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Professor Cynthia Briggs Kittredge
COMFORTING OR AFFLICTING? TEACHING AND PREACHING THE NEW TESTAMENT IN ELECTION SEASON

Professor Fernando Segovia
POSTCOLONIAL BIBLICAL CRITICISM: A GEOPOLITICAL APPROACH TO THE BIBLE

Professor Julia M. O’Brien
POLITICS AND “BIBLICAL FAMILY VALUES”: ANCIENT AND MODERN PERSPECTIVES

A panel discussion will follow.

For more information: http://www.sbl-site.org/meetings/PublicInitiatives.aspx

15
Sep
08

RBL Highlights: 9/15/08

Highlights from the most recent Review of Biblical Literature:

Frederick E. Brenk
With Unperfumed Voice: Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background
Reviewed by Thomas J. Kraus

James H. Charlesworth, ed.
The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Second Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins
Reviewed by Matthew Goff

Zeba A. Crook and Philip A. Harland, eds.
Identity and Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean: Jews, Christians and Others: Essays in Honour of Stephen G. Wilson
Reviewed by Thomas W. Gillespie

Rodney J. Decker
Koine Greek Reader: Selections from the New Testament, Septuagint, and Early Christian Writers
Reviewed by Pierre Johan Jordaan

Matthew Kraus
How Should Rabbinic Literature Be Read in the Modern World?
Reviewed by Joshua Schwartz

B. F. Westcott and F. J. A. Hort
The Greek New Testament with Dictionary
Reviewed by Allan J. McNicol




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