Category: Biblical Studies

Gero-Kreuz, around 965–970

CSBV Symposium No. 2

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This is the second 2020 symposium, hosted by the Center for the Study of Bible and Violence. The symposium is called In the Cross Hairs: Biblical Violence in Focus. Four

The Great Deluge & Other Flood Narratives

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As a sequel to the interview on Creation Narratives, Dr. LePort invited me to respond to a series of questions about ancient Near Eastern flood narratives. You can view the
Raffaello Painting

The Magdalene Myth & Purity Culture

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This is a summary of a paper presentation that was originally made as a contribution to a short series hosted by the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence,
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Sitting in on a Symposium at “Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence”

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One of the delightful consequences of CVOID-19 lockdowns is the pressure for academic gatherings to extend invitations for online attendance. This week, I signed on at midday local time to
Eblaite Tablet

Eblaite As An East Semitic Language

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The Ancient Near Eastern Languages in Contact eLecture Series comes to an end this week with a presentation on Eblaite by Dr. Rebecca Hasselbach-Andee, Associate Professor of Comparative Semitics at
Hebrew Greek Manuscript

Translating the Bible from Hebrew & Greek Origins

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Benjamin Whittle, a research student at University College London in Hebrew & Jewish studies, presented the ANELC eLecture today. Ben’s research is in contact between Hebrew and Greek. This presentation
Codex Sinaiticus, a 4th-century manuscript of the Septuagint, written between 330 and 350.

Culture and Context of Jewish Greek Writings in the Second Temple Period

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Dr. Marieke Dhont presented the ANELC eLecture this week, demonstrating linguistic connections between Greek and Jewish culture. Her study provides evidence for a bilingual community of Jews in the Second

The Heritage of Samaritan Hebrew in the Second Temple Period

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This week’s ANELC eLecture was presented by Dr. Stefan Schorch, who is working on a collaborative project to develop a lexicon of Samaritan Hebrew. Samaritans separated from the main Jewish

Egyptian Language in the Hebrew Bible

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Professor Gary A. Rendsburg gave this week’s ANELC eLecture on ancient Near Eastern linguistic connections between Egyptian and ancient Hebrew. The lecture flowed naturally from last week’s, given on linguistic

Genesis Myths & Other Origin Narratives

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With the sudden rise in interest for online lectures and interactive content, I was invited by fellow biblical studies scholar, Dr. Brian LePort, to an interview about ancient Near Eastern