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 […]

Qumran Cave 12: Update

Since my previous post about Qumran Cave 12, a few other noteworthy articles have cropped up, including on: FoxNews (HT: Jordan Sekulow via Craig Evans), NPR (HT: Andreas Köstenberger), and Times of Israel (HT: Douglas Estes). Much of what is in these articles about the new find is also in other reports. But, the Times […]

Qumran Cave 12

Working under the auspices of Operation Scroll, archaeologists have discovered what is being numbered as the twelfth scroll cave in the vicinity of Khirbet Qumran. Work in the new cave has produced no new texts, but both linen (characteristic of scroll wrappers found elsewhere) and blank parchment fragments suggest that texts probably were stored in the […]

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (December 15, 2012)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Moshe Bar-Asher and Devorah Dimant, eds., Meghillot [Hebrew]: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls, VIII-IX, reviewed by George Brooke Abigail Pelham, Contested Creations in the Book of Job: The-World-as-It-Ought- and-Ought-Not-to-Be, reviewed by Norman Habel Beat Weber, Werkbuch Psalmen III: Theologie und Spiritualität des Psalters und […]