ASOR has a special edition of Ancient Near East Today out this week which focuses on Passover in the time of Jesus. It features articles by Eric Myers, James Strange, James Charlesworth, Adela Yarbro Collins, and myself. There are also three views of the recent Noah film and a piece on women in archaeology. It’s […]
After the screening of the film, “A Polite Bribe,” here a couple of weeks ago, there was a panel discussion involving the director (Rob Orlando), Dr. Matt Novenson, and myself. It is now edited and available!
We don’t like to blow our own trumpets here at Edinburgh – we let N. T. Wright do it for us. Over at the Jesus Blog, Tom was asked where in the UK he recommended for a PhD in New Testament. This is what he had to say: I sort of declare an interest here. […]
On Friday 8th November we’re holding a reception in the Senate Room, New college from 4.15 – 5.45, to celebrate the publication of Dr Margaret Williams’ new book, Jews in a Graeco-Roman Environment (Mohr Siebeck, 2013). Margaret is a member of the CSCO committee and a regular participant in the Classical reading group. All welcome […]
I announce publication of the thesis of yet another of our recent PhD students, Dr. Sean Adams, who is currently a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow here in the School of Divinity: The Genre of Acts and Collected Biography. Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 155. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. The genre of Acts […]
We are very excited to post the Professor Lieu’s Kennedy-Wright opening lecture. Professor Lieu gave a well-delivered and stimulating presentation entitled “Marcion and the Corruption of the Gospel.”
Another of our PhD graduates of recent years, Michael J. Kruger (PhD in New Testament & Christian Origins, 2004), is to be inaugurated as President of Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte Campus) on 20 October 2013. “Mike” as we know him, is also Professor of New Testament in the seminary. He is also a commendably productive scholar, […]
Another of our recent PhD graduates, John R. Markley, has had his thesis published in a respected monograph series: John R. Markley, Peter–Apocalyptic Seer (WUNT 2.348; Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013. Congratulations, John! The focus of the book is on the question of whether/how the portrayal of Peter in the Gospel of Matthew was shaped by the […]
The CSCO team is pleased to announce that the Kennedy-Wright Opening lecture will be give this year by Professor Judith Lieu, Lady Margaret’s Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge on Monday 7th October at 4 pm in the Martin Hall, New College. Prof Lieu will speak on ‘Marcion and the Corruption of the Gospel.’ The […]
Dr. Ken Dark, who gave us some informative sessions earlier this year, has now made headlines with his proposal that he may have identified the site of Dalmanutha, mentioned in the Gospel of Mark. The story in Huffington Post appears here.