A New Website on the Historical Jesus


There is a new historical Jesus website set up by some of Larry Hurtado's young proteges--- Dr. Anthony LeDonne and Professor Chris Keith. Here is the link so you can check it out.http://historicaljesusresearch.blogspot.co.uk/ … [Read more...]

Quote of the Day from Mark Twain

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"What Sir, would the people of the world be without woman?""They would be scarce sir. Almighty scarce."---- Mark Twain … [Read more...]

A Reading List on Textual Criticism


Courtesy of Larry Hurtado, here is a link to a list of valuable sources on Biblical textual criticism......A few have asked about a suggested reading list to learn about NT textual criticism. Tommy Wasserman has produced one that merits attentionhttp://evangelicaltextualcriticism.blogspot.se/2012/09/top-ten-essential-works-in-new.html … [Read more...]

BWIII on the Earliest Gospel

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The Hobbit— Eight Weeks and Counting


Though long a mystery as to the secret of Hobbit longevity, the truth is now made plain for all to see. Old Hobbits die hard... because they carry magical swords :) … [Read more...]

David Barton vs. People for the American Way on the Religious Foundations of America

Watch these two videos, and see what you think. … [Read more...]

A Guide to Proper Blog Comment Posting

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Since not all comments on blogs are either appropriate or solid gold, Larry Hurtado weighs in with his list of dictums..... See what you think. ---- Postings, Comments, and Productive Discussion: Some Groundrulesby larryhurtadoWhen I mentioned to a few fellow scholars who were themselves experienced bloggers a couple of years ago that I was planning on launching a blog site, one of the strongly given pieces of advice was "Don't allow comments!" I chose otherwise, however, as my … [Read more...]

N.T. Wright on Evil, Ward and Bauckham on God’s Suffering

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The City by the Bay— the Golden Gate Seminary Lectures


San Francisco is a remarkable place in many ways. The weather is usually clement, and when I was there in September it was beautifully sunny and in the 70s and the flowers were gorgeous. Not to mention my hotel was a short walk from the Ferrari dealership, and next to a beautiful bay. My host Dr. John Shouse and his colleagues were wonderful and took me to the San Fran Symphony where we saw Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and Shostakovich's massive 11th Symphony. A good time was had by all. … [Read more...]