- Yael Landman Wermuth with a book note on Jeremy Smoak's The Priestly Blessing in Inscription and Scripture.
"Numbers is therefore not just a text, but a ritual space for the performance of the Priestly blessing through the original act of writing down, and through the subsequent practice of reading the Torah."
Articles and News
Rome will open Jewish Catacombs to the public for the first time.
A Talmud Methodology MOOC offered by Barry Wimpfheimer and Northwestern University is now open for registration.
Syri.ac: an annotated bibliography of Syriac resources online now has Christian Arabic.
In case you didn't know, Epigraphic Database Bari hosts inscriptions by Christians in Rome (3rd-8th cent. CE).
"Embodied Pedagogy: Pilgrimage and Lego Temples" by Dr. Carrie Schroeder.
Dr. Candida Moss asks "Does This Ancient Handwriting Prove the Bible’s Age?"
Brian Leport says the videos for the first three of four Lennox Lectures are available on YouTube now with Mark Chancey's talk coming soon.
"Bishops, Presbyters and Other Elusive Offices in the Early Church" by Dan Batovici at Marginalia.
"Reaching Peak Greek at the Met Museum" by Holland Carter in the NYTimes.
New atlas of garments in Late Antiquity: Bildatlas der spätantiken Kleidung. NB: it comes with a CD. A CD, you guys! https://t.co/cNnLQoSMRC— Sarah Bond (@SarahEBond) April 12, 2016
Published at long last - Proceedings from 2009 Warburg Institute symposium on Paradise! pic.twitter.com/ZeGktumvKk— Annette Yoshiko Reed (@AnnetteYReed) April 14, 2016
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