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TEDification How To

TED curator Chris Anderson has an article in Harvard Business Review (2013) that seeks to digest key presentation advice derived from the past several decades of TED’s work. Perhaps not all Anderson’s advice is appropriate to the genre of the academic conference paper, but doubtless a good many would substantially benefit from a healthy dose of some … Continue reading

Video: Hays, Sumney, and Thompson Respond to Wright’s Paul Book (Gupta)

Originally posted on Crux Sola:
At the risk of coming across as a N.T. Wright web-stalker (!), I want to draw your attention to a nice youtube video I found the other day – Wright was invited to speak at Oklahoma Christian University about his book Paul and the Faithfulness of God, and somehow they also…

Fujimura’s Illuminated Gospels

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the King James Version in 2011, Crossway released an edition of the English Standard Version’s Gospels illuminated by Makoto Fujimura (cloth, leather). A short introduction to the project is available below (HT: Bryant Owens): On February 18, 2011, Fujimura discussed the project in an interview on Fox News (beginning … Continue reading

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (August 6, 2013)

The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Jewish Scriptures and Cognate Studies Christoph Dohmen, Studien zu Bilderverbot und Bildtheologie des Alten Testaments, reviewed by Sven Petry Jan Joosten, The Verbal System of Biblical Hebrew: A New Synthesis Elaborated on the Basis of Classical Prose, reviewed by Jerome Lund Granville J. R. Kent, Say It Again, Sam: … Continue reading

Penguin-Random House Merger

According to the New York Times, Random House and Penguin completed their planned merger Monday morning, creating the biggest and most powerful book publisher in the world. The new company, called Penguin Random House, will control more than 25 percent of the trade book market in the United States, giving it unmatched leverage against Amazon.com, … Continue reading

Tom Wright and James White on Justification

HT: Brian LePort

Pope Benedict XVI to Resign on February 28

After about an 8-year term, Pope Benedict XVI is apparently set to resign on February 28, citing health difficulties. For more information and the NBC report from earlier this morning, see here.

Get Codex Bezae for Free in Logos

Logos Bible Software is now taking $0.00 pre-orders for their upcoming edition of Codex Bezae. Among the manuscript’s noteworthy characteristics, It is the oldest-known manuscript containing the story of the adulterous woman found in John 7–8, as well as a longer ending of the Gospel of Mark. There are also several apparent additions, including a … Continue reading

New Testament Interpretation Has Moved

After several years’ blogging at ntinterpretation.wordpress.com, the site has now moved into its own domain at jdavidstark.com. All of the site’s links and RSS feeds should redirect automatically. But, you may see somewhat faster service by coming directly to jdavidstark.com or subscribing directly to jdavidstark.com/feed/rss/. The Twitter handle has moved from @ntinterp to @jdavidstark, and … Continue reading

Circumcision (Clearly) Uncircumscribed in Germany

Jim Davila notes a report of a new German bill that explicitly permits the continued practice of infant male circumcision on religious grounds. The legality of the practice in Germany had been thrown into question by a related decision by the Cologne court earlier this year.

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