Prof .Daniel Falk (University of Oregon) will visit us next week and present a paper on ‘Material Aspects of Prayer in the Dead Sea Scrolls’. Tuesday April 3, at 3-4.30 pm in the Martin Hall. All welcome!
(Larry Hurtado) The latest issue of the Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus (vol. 10, 2012) leads with a large article by Richard Bauckham on evidence from ossuaries and inscriptions about the family of Caiaphas: “The Caiaphas Family,” pp. 3-31. The jump-off point in his essay is an inscription on an ossuary announced […]
(Larry Hurtado) One of the big issues in debate in recent scholarship on the ancient Roman world is the extent, nature and uses of literacy. Everyone agrees, it seems, that a majority of people of that time were illiterate, but the size of that majority remains under dispute. This has implications for students of the […]
CSCO has just added a page detailing our newest member, Matthew Novenson. To see this information on his research interests and most recent publications, click HERE.
(Larry Hurtado): Our new colleague, Dr. Matt Novenson, has just shown me the author’s copy of his first book, which looks like a noteworthy contribution to our understanding of Paul: Matthew V. Novenson, Christ among the Messiahs: Christ Language in Paul and Messiah Language in Ancient Judaism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012). Here’s the OUP link: […]