Reading time: < 1 minutes Daily Gleanings about what’s available through the British Library’s “Discovering Sacred Texts” web portal.
Reading time: < 1 minutes Brice Jones discusses the probable (and problematic) recent offering for sale of P.Oxy. 83.5345 (a “first-century” Mark fragment). Larry Hurtado discusses Darina Staudt’s, Der eine und einzige Gott: Monotheistische Formeln im Urchristentum und ihre Vorgeschichte bei Griechen und Juden (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2012). According to Hurtado, the book is “particularly helpful, but has received a disappointing… Continue reading Daily Gleanings (4 July 2019)
Reading time: < 1 minutes Jewish Studies, an Internet Journal has a new issue available via open access. HT: Jim Davila Freedom interviews Laura Turner on how she focuses on writing and avoids distractions.
Reading time: 2 minutes In addition to the Boccacci and Segovia and Rodríguez and Thiessen volumes, Fortress Press has kindly, if accidentally, passed along a review copy of Mark Nanos and Magnus Zetterholm’s edited volume Paul within Judaism: Restoring the First-century Context to the Apostle (2015). According to the book’s blurb: In these chapters, a group of renowned international scholars seek… Continue reading In the (e)mail: Nanos and Zetterholm, “Paul within Judaism”
Reading time: 2 minutes In my email recently, I found Fortress Press had kindly provided a review copy of Gabriele Boccaccini and Carlos Segovia’s edited volume Paul the Jew: Rereading the Apostle as a Figure of Second Temple Judaism (2016). According to the book’s blurb: The decades-long effort to understand the apostle Paul within his Jewish context is now firmly established in… Continue reading In the (e)mail: Boccaccini and Segovia, “Paul the Jew”
Reading time: < 1 minutes The new Judaism and Rome project “aims to: give access to some important sources, providing as much information as possible: images, original text, translation provide the reader with an original and detailed analysis of each source, a service that is very rarely offered on the internet, and which makes this website comparable to a rich… Continue reading Judaism and Rome project