Quote of the Day (Mark Goodacre)

“The SBL Annual Meeting is truly the “San Diego Comic-Con” of the world of Biblical Scholarship.”

– Mark Goodacre, “SBL Annual Meeting 2009 talk

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05115370166754797529 Mark Goodacre

    Ha ha; thanks, James.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09380681998833566514 Jared

    IF ONLY IT WERE THAT INTERESTING!!!!Maybe we should have papers on biblical themes that percolate in Comics! I see a new SBL group forming!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05115370166754797529 Mark Goodacre

    Ha ha, right! Well, there *is* a new consultation this year on Bible and film, at least. Perhaps it's not too far distant from that to think of Biblical themes in Doctor Who, Torchwood and (for James's sake) Lost?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02561146722461747647 James F. McGrath

    Well, the LOST panel was fantastically entertaining, and while we don't have their budget, we do have roughly the same amount of time to plan…