Donnerstag Digest (August 5, 2010)

This week in the biblioblogs: Christopher Skinner points out an interview with Simon Gathercole about the Gospel of Thomas and the Gospel of Judas. Cynthia Nielsen provides part one of a series on Joerg Rieger, Frederick Douglass, and the myth of individualism. John Meade discusses the Peshitta’s reading of Acts 16:34. Jeff Oien, Robert Jimenez, …

New Manuscripts, New Blog

This morning, Tommy Wasserman introduces the new “Digitised Manuscripts Blog,” which will “report on various issues related to the current digitisation projects at the British Library, in particularly the Greek Manuscripts Digitisation Project funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.” Wasserman especially draws attention to Juan Garcés’s post from yesterday. There, Garcés notes that “[t]he first …

Stark Savings

Earlier this week, my wife, Carrie, started blogging at Stark Savings with some of the mass of the great deals that she finds and assorted other money-saving tips. The shopping results in her post from Tuesday about her most recent trip to Harris Teeter are pretty typical. Somehow, I doubt that Stark Savings will come …

Peje Iesous

Christopher Skinner has begun blogging at Peje Iesous. Skinner’s blog synopsis says, This blog seeks to explore the historical Jesus, the canonical and extracanonical gospels, narrative hermeneutics, and the implications these areas of study have for modern followers of Jesus Christ. The name “Peje Iesous” is an English transliteration of the Coptic phrase “Jesus said,” …