Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

Biblical Citations and Allusions: Online Index

Originally posted on Larry Hurtado's Blog:
For a number of years now, the online resource, BiblIndex (Index of Biblical Quotations in Early Christian Literature) has been available here, though not widely enough noticed. It’s a very handy tool. You can…

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Consider the Ostrich—Comparing Theistic Models of Biological Origins — Naturalis Historia

Some passages of scripture contain detailed natural history information about animals. The book of Job, in particular, records many physical and behavioral traits of animals. One such animal described in Job is the ostrich. The ostrich we know today is … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence

Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, with Katie Casselberry.  Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence.  Moody Publishers, 2015.  See here to buy the book. Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert teach economics at Covenant College and are involved in the Chalmers Center … Continue reading

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Biblical Review: Reflections on “Writing and Literacy in the World of Ancient Israel,” by Christopher A. Rollston

Needless to say, Rollston’s Writing and Literacy in the World of Ancient Israel is a valuable starting point for studies in (1) epigraphy and (2) inscriptions. Essentially, he employs epigraphy as “a window into the world of ancient Israelite scribalism, … Continue reading

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