"Contrary to the prevailing opinion in rabbinics scholarship, there is no evidence that Babylonian sages regarded ammei-ha’aretz as sub-human. Instead, they generally were apathetic toward the ammei-ha’aretz."
Articles and News
- In Bethlehem's ancient church a mosaic angel is unearthed. via National Geographic
- Papers for the 6th Nangeroni Meeting of the @Enoch_Seminar are posted.
- "The truth about Mary Magdalene" a conversation with Dr. Nicola Denzey Lewis.
- Heidi Marx Wolf on Taylor Petrey’s Resurrecting Parts @MarginaliaROB.
- "Memorializing the Temple through the Maternal Practice of ‘Arakhin" by Dr. Rabbi Jane Kanarek.
- "Orthodoxy as Orthopraxy in Late-Antique Christianity" by Iuliana Viezure via @MarginaliaROB.
- UK's oldest hand-written document at Roman London dig via BBC.
- Digitized Talmud and mobile app to be launched.
- Learn Rashi script through an iphone app.
- OnScript Podcast features Dr. Brennan Breed talking about his book, The Nomadic Text.
- Dr. James McGrath reviews John J. Collins’ book The Scepter and the Star: Messianism in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- Dermot Nestor's "Merneptah’s ‘Israel’ and the Absence of Origins in Biblical Scholarship" at Currents in Biblical Research.
- Sam Thorpe writes on the Babylonian Magic Bowls at Aeon.
- Kate Cooper recaps the #NAPS2016 conference.
- Series of responses to “How We Teach Introductory Bible Courses” at Teaching Theology at Religion.
Transcription of TgLam from Urb. 1 Available on Targuman — Targuman https://t.co/xKzJrRhkDp— Vincent S Artale Jr (@VincentArtale) May 30, 2016
New Article | Bernard Levinson in Dead Sea Discoveries https://t.co/dZuFfPQou8— Ancient Jew Review (@ancientjew) May 31, 2016
Woot! My review of Edward J. Watts' The Final Pagan Generation is live at the Journal of Late Antiquity site! https://t.co/WbyBysBFBC— Sarah Veale (@sarahveale) June 1, 2016
Best title for an article ever?: Jefferds Huyck, "BYZANTINE SEAHORSES IN TACITUS' ANNALS, 12.63.2" <sold!> https://t.co/ey282LRU38— Sarah Bond (@SarahEBond) June 2, 2016
Nice resource here: Links to the works of Origen.https://t.co/T1ecLchCjL— Thomas M. Bolin (@bolin67) June 2, 2016