Publication by Lynn Bahr: Apocalypticism and Continental Philosophy
Bahr: “I look to the writings of Walter Benjamin, Giorgio Agamben, and Jacques Derrida, all of whom use early Christian materials to engage the concept of the messianic as it relates to time and temporality, as an analytical resource for interpreting the biblical material. As I delineate the contours of the messianic as it relates to time and temporality in both sets of texts, I offer an interpretation of the Kingdom of God as representing a disjuncture in the linear continuum of time, one that reveals the intrinsic connection between God and humankind.”
Articles and News
Brandon Hawk interviews about his new translation of Pseudo-Matthew and the Nativity of Mary.
Julia Hillner writes on imperial women in Lactantius’ energetic Deaths of the Persecutors.
Special issue of Near Eastern Archaeology specifically focuses on the fate of the Temple vessels in antiquity.
Fascinating interview with George Kiraz on shaping the study of Syriac in the United States.
The Allegro image archive of Qumran now catalogued and digitized.
Pieter van der Horst on the ninth-century biblical criticism of Ḥiwi al-Balkhi in Balkh (Afghanistan).
These are amazing. pic.twitter.com/vIVbDEbJPQ— M Adryael Tong, Ph.D. (@MAdryaelTong) October 4, 2019
Today is the Jewish Day of Atonement #YomKippur. This beautiful header begins the Yom Kippur section of a festival prayer book from 15th-century Italy (Add MS 16577, f.188v). #HebrewProject Digitised here: https://t.co/X3h1DvAMbn pic.twitter.com/nYtmDTL9H2— BL Hebrew Project (@BL_HebrewMSS) October 9, 2019