Jesus Supped With His Apostles

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Statement from Princeton Seminary Faculty

The faculty of Princeton Theological Seminar have issued a statement about president Donald Trump’s approach to refugees, immigration, and a number of other matters more generally. Here is the opening paragraph: We, the undersigned, believe that because God is sovereign over all creation and because all human beings are embraced by God’s all encompassing grace, [Read More…]

Romuald Twardowski, “Alliłuja”

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ΚΑΤΑ ΣΑΔΔΟΥΚΑΙΩΝ

A work by Mikis Theodorakis, drawn to my attention by Siobhan Dowling Long and John Sawyer in their volume, The Bible in Music. [Read more…]

Fan Studies Network Conference

Fan Studies Network Conference, 24-25th June 2017 deadline for submissions: March 13, 2017 full name / name of organization: Centre for Participatory Culture, University of Huddersfield, UK contact email: fsnconference@gmail.com The Fan Studies Network 2017 Conference 24-25th June 2017 Centre for Participatory Culture, University of Huddersfield, UK Keynote Speaker: Dr Louisa Stein (Middlebury College, USA)  [Read More…]

How Many Unread E-Mails In Your Inbox?

I love this PHD Comic. At this moment I am down to 22 “unread” e-mails. Of course, “unread” often meams marked unread to remind you to revisit them later. Do you do that as well? Do you insist on dealing with all e-mails immediately? Or do you use your inbox as a place not just [Read More…]

Another Year of Forgeries at SBL #AARSBL17

Malcolm Choat shared this call for papers on his Markers of Authenticity blog: CfP: Panel on Forgeries at SBL Annual Meeting Papers are invited for a panel on forgeries to be held at this year’s Society of Biblical Literature Meeting in Boston in November as part  of the ‘Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds’ program unit. The panel will [Read More…]

Theology and Science Fiction Interview

I’m delighted that Wipf and Stock gave me the opportunity to speak at length about the subject of my recent book, Theology and Science Fiction. The video above is a short excerpt, part of their ANNOTATE series. The fuller interview is below. I hope you enjoy them, and that they convince you to read the [Read More…]

Magnifi-Cat

After posting about the Magnificat this morning, a friend shared the above image with me on Facebook.   [Read more…]

The Latest Terrorist Attack

America has a real problem with terrorism, and we should all be very concerned. The situation involves immigrants, locals, and murder. As you may have heard, Adam Purinton – a white American – shot two people in Kansas, killing one of them, while shouting at them to go back to their country. The man who died from [Read More…]