Daily Archives: October 29, 2013

Book Review: Le Donne’s The Wife of Jesus

Originally posted on the archives near Emmaus:
Anthony Le Donne, The Wife of Jesus: Ancient Texts and Modern Scandals (London: Oneworld Publications, 2013). (Amazon.com) Le Donne, THE WIFE OF JESUS A book titled The Wife of Jesus: Ancient Texts and Modern Scandals may excite those…

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Abba may be Daddy

Originally posted on BLT:
“Abba Isn’t ‘Daddy’” said the late James Barr, scholar. “Abba Isn’t Daddy” repeats Steve Caruso, Aramaic translator, even on his more scholarly Aramaic Designs About Page. He quotes Mary Rose D’Angelo, who’s said: The NT itself…

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Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s Pat Nixon: The Untold Story 8

On page 442 of Pat Nixon: The Untold Story, Julie Nixon Eisenhower talks about the books that her mother, Pat Nixon, liked to read after Richard Nixon’s departure from the Presidency: “Her favorite books were the historical novels by the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Historian and the Believer, by Van A. Harvey

Van Austin Harvey.  The Historian and the Believer: The Morality of Historical Knowledge and Christian Belief.  New York: The Macmillan Company, 1966. I learned about this book back when I was at Harvard Divinity School.  A friend of mine told … Continue reading

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