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Scholarly Work and the “Blogosphere”

I’ve been puzzled in recent days by some readers whose comments suggest that they expect that sound scholarly analysis of serious historical …

The Jesus Blog

I'm happy to share the schedule for the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible's upcoming conference on May 25 at St Mary's University, …

Illustrating the forgery of Jesus' wife's sister fragment

I blogged last night on Jesus' Wife and her Ugly Sister, picking up on Christian Askeland's devastating post, Jesus had an ugly sister-in-law, in …

Two Recent Thoughtful Responses to Jesus Wife Fragment

There has been a lot of recent buzz about the Jesus Wife Fragment again. So much so that it is difficult to keep track - especially if you are busy …

What do we do with religious experience?

In the last week, there has been a handful of well-placed pieces on the subject of religious experiences and how we go about explaining them (away). …

Latest Journal for the Study of the New Testament - all about Gathercole and Goodacre

The latest Journal for the Study of the New Testament is now out and it's a special edition focused on Simon Gathercole's <i>The Composition of the</i> …

A Neglected Factor (and Book) in NT Studies

In a now-famous (among NT scholars) essay published originally in 1975, the great Nils Dahl drew attention to, “The Neglected Factor in New Testament …