NEWS AND ARTICLES
Israel and Germany collaborate to decipher the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Hagiographer on his creative process. Cool text!
Hermit cuddling--via the Toast.
Ancient textiles from the biblical period discovered at Timna (in the Negev).
SBL submissions are due, 11:59 pm, March 1st. Submit here.
Nice feature on a mysterious wall in Jordan.
Beyond Authority will focus on the composition and transmission of texts and traditions in Late Antiquity. We intend to dismantle the regnant presumption that late antique tradents compose and transmit texts for the primary purpose of asserting and maintaining authority. The conference will be held March 20-22 at Princeton University, and is free and open to the public. Please register at http://religion.princeton.edu/beyondauthority
- AJR is hosting a retrospective on the Violence and Representations of Violence section at 10 of the SBL. Read David Frankfurter's piece on the Phenomenology of Violence.