AJR is off for the month of July on Summer hiatus! We'll return soon with new articles, forums, and refreshed editors. Safe travels to all!
- Embracing Change in the Search for Canon by Dr. Francis Borchardt.
"That is, when we treat variety between and among lists and collections as defining characteristics of canons rather than the exceptions to them, we are forced to admit that canons change. In fact, they must change because communities that produce and transmit them are constantly in the process of change as well."
Articles and News
- "A conversation with Byzantine luminary Averil Cameron" by Robert Horvat.
- "World’s Oldest Illustrated Book Fully Restored And Put Up For Display In Calabria, Italy" by Dattatreya Mandal.
- Following Hadrian Photography--new website by Carol Madge!
- "Multilingualism and Diversity in Antiquity, with Rachel Mairs" video by Classics Confidential.
- "Why read the Hebrew Bible? An interview with John Barton" by Kayla Whittle.
- "Jezreel Expedition 2016: It Takes More Than Moving Dirt to Dig the Bible" by Jennie Ebeling and Norma Franklin.
- "Ashkelon’s Last Hurrah" Dig into the 2016 field season at Ashkelon" by Megan Sauter.
- "How Your Journal Editor Works" By Devoney Looser via the Chronicle.
- "John the Jew" (Camaldoli)" James Davila on the Enoch Seminar's 2016 meeting.
- Antiquities Coalition new virtual map of sites under threat.
Highlights From Twitter
What is affect theory? How did it come to biblical studies? ...And what does it feel like to be a biblical scholar? https://t.co/I8pJgNwbbM— Maia Kotrosits (@maiakotro) June 29, 2016
Call for Papers: Platonism and Christian Thought in Late Antiquity https://t.co/382VlIMiv3— Ancient Jew Review (@ancientjew) June 28, 2016
Joseph Lam, "Patterns of Sin in the Hebrew Bible: Metaphor, Culture, and the Making of a Religious Concept" (Oxford… https://t.co/FvqA6iGsQv— Steve A. Wiggins (@stawiggins) June 27, 2016
I loved this image of King David playing and caving the wild animals. Synagogue in Gaza, 508 ce, Israel museum pic.twitter.com/TGbmrL56li— Robert McEachnie (@Robertmceachnie) June 29, 2016
David Brakke on Early Christian Lies and the Lying Liars Who Wrote Them: Bart Ehrman’s Forgery and Counterforgery* https://t.co/2VtRisUjVN— Chris Frilingos (@CFrilingos) June 28, 2016