Daily Gleanings: SCJ Plenaries (15 April 2019)

On 5–6 April, I attended the annual Stone-Campbell Journal Conference. One of the most fascinating papers was that by David Fiensy. The paper was rather innocuously titled “Interpreting Acts: The Value of Archaeology.” But David delivered a fascinating, eye-opening discussion of disease in the ancient Mediterranean. David’s primary evidence is archaeologically preserved in bones and […]

Daily Gleanings (12 April 2019)

Douglas Estes (and others) have picked up the story of the excavation of a Nathan-Melech bulla in Jerusalem. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and we miss it, but we aim too low and reach it.” – Michelangelo via Michael Hyatt Daily Gleanings for 12 April 2019 […]

Didaktikos 1

Faithlife has launched a new journal specifically for faculty, Didaktikos, which focuses on issues related to theological education. The primary editor is Douglas Estes, and the editorial board includes Karen Jobes, Randolph Richards, Beth Stovell, and Douglas Sweeney. The inaugural issue includes authors and topics of broad interest: • Mark Noll talks about teaching with expertise […]