Daily Archives: June 12, 2015

Barr-the Wisdom of Solomon and Paul

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
James Barr believed there was a Jewish background to natural theology. This made it likely that the passages in the New Testament that seem to imply natural theology actually do imply natural theology. This is my…

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Pseudo-Philo and Cherem

Cherem, in the Hebrew Bible, usually refers to total destruction, particularly God’s commands for the Israelites to destroy totally the Canaanites in the land of Canaan. Somewhere in the course of my reading and education in biblical studies, I learned … Continue reading

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Beat Back the Blogging Blues

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
The blogging wells run dry for us all from time to time. There’s regular ol’ “I can’t think of anything to say” writer’s block, when you want to blog but can’t — we’ve written…

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John Meier’s Forthcoming 5th Volume of “A Marginal Jew”

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