TEDification How To

TED curator Chris Anderson has an article in Harvard Business Review (2013) that seeks to digest key presentation advice derived from the past several decades of TED’s work. Perhaps not all Anderson’s advice is appropriate to the genre of the academic conference paper, but doubtless a good many would substantially benefit from a healthy dose of some […]

Fujimura's Illuminated Gospels

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the King James Version in 2011, Crossway released an edition of the English Standard Version’s Gospels illuminated by Makoto Fujimura (cloth, leather). A short introduction to the project is available below (HT: Bryant Owens): On February 18, 2011, Fujimura discussed the project in an interview on Fox News (beginning […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (August 6, 2013)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Christoph Dohmen, Studien zu Bilderverbot und Bildtheologie des Alten Testaments, reviewed by Sven Petry Jan Joosten, The Verbal System of Biblical Hebrew: A New Synthesis Elaborated on the Basis of Classical Prose, reviewed by Jerome Lund Granville J. R. Kent, Say It Again, Sam: […]

Penguin-Random House Merger

According to the New York Times, Random House and Penguin completed their planned merger Monday morning, creating the biggest and most powerful book publisher in the world. The new company, called Penguin Random House, will control more than 25 percent of the trade book market in the United States, giving it unmatched leverage against Amazon.com, […]

Pope Benedict XVI to Resign on February 28

After about an 8-year term, Pope Benedict XVI is apparently set to resign on February 28, citing health difficulties. For more information and the NBC report from earlier this morning, see here.