Publication: Eric Meyer on his book, Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human (New York: Fordham University Press, 2018)
Meyer: “Focusing on Gregory of Nyssa and Gregory of Nazianzus, Inner Animalities proposes that anthropological exceptionalism has always been a fiction requiring constant maintenance, and thus provides an illuminating hermeneutic for reading human-animal interactions in ancient texts.”
Articles and News
The Summer issue of Studies in Late Antiquity goes live.
E.L. Meszaros on panbabylonianism and the risks of methodological overcorrection.
Meszaros, also, on the Babylonian astronomical treatise MUL.APIN and questions of classification beyond canon.
A newly discovered chamber found in Nero’s Domus Aurea, under the Colosseum.
On the interests of palimpsests even without any underlying text.
The British Library Hebrew Project starts to publish items from the Cairo Genizah.
Call for Articles for a special issue of Mediterranean Historical Review: “Byzantium between East and West”.
Discussion of Boyarin’s Judaism continues at Marginalia with Judeo-Arabic and reflections into philology and genealogy.
Michael Press on cultural heritage, universalist language, and ownership of the past.
Alas, yet another day, yet another #BiblicalStudies all-male edited volume. Calling out individual cases has become common. But it might be worth stopping to reflect on the current state of our field, wherein demographical changes are not yet matched by epistemological shifts 1/8— Dr. Annette Yoshiko Reed (@AnnetteYReed) 24 May 2019
Saint Gayane Church in the city of Etchmiadzin is a three-nave domed basilica. The main portal enters through the arched portico, while two side entries are located at the north and south walls. (2/5)— Manar al-Athar (@ManarAlAthar) 28 May 2019
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