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- The Violent Legacy of Monotheism?
- Israel: Ancient Silver Jewellery Hoard Discovered IBT: March 6, 2014
- Israel reveals eerie collection of Neolithic ‘spirit’ masks Times of Israel: March 5, 2014
- Despite Iraq’s troubles, archaeologists are back Times of Malta: March 6, 2014
- Burnett and Downey Talk 'Son of God's' Profound Impact; Address Critics on Biblical Inaccuracies CP: March 6, 2014
- Egyptian Scholars Urge ‘Noah’ Ban Onislam: March 5, 2014
- Jesus’ Circumcision: The Cut That Divided Jews and Christians Algemeiner: March 6, 2014
- Unholy tensions on Temple Mount
Al Arabiya: March 5, 2014
The Violent Legacy of Monotheism? Truths, Half-Truths, and Downright Lies about Religion and Culture
By Iain Provan
I think Elgin is right, but too narrowly focused. He underestimates the power of academics, who do not typically spend a lot of their time on television, and for the most part not much time in advertising. For the most part they simply write books, and maybe give public lectures.
We will be taking a break but hope to resume publishing in the future.
By Beth M. Sheppard
It is easy to have a love/hate relationship with the academic improvement and assessment movement. Oddly enough, when it comes to thinking about the value of assigning biblical commentaries for exegesis courses, it is possible to be equally conflicted.
- Searching for Sodom Christianity Today: February 18, 2014
- Evidence That Biblical Philistines Originated As Migrant “Sea People” From Europe Unearthed In Ancient Jordanian Settlement Bio News Texas: February 14, 2014
- Ancient Rural Town Uncovered in Israel Discovery: February 18, 2014
- Classics scholar, fired from last college for criticizing Bible, will help plan new major at GW GW Hatchet: February 17, 2014
- The Boss and the Bible Jewish Week: February 18, 2014
- VIDEO: Steve Chalke on Taking the Bible Beyond Fundamentalism and Atheism
- On This Day: Israel reveals it has all the Dead Sea Scrolls after secretly buying them from Arabs Yahoo: February 12, 2014
- Rabbis as Romans: How Should We Understand the Rise of the Rabbinic Movement in Palestine
- Camels in Genesis Prove Old Testament is 'Very Accurate,' Professor Claims as He Refutes Archaeologists' Findings CP: February 16, 2014
- 2,300-Year-Old Village Found Near 'Burma Road' Arutz Sheva: February 18, 2014
- Despite Iraq's troubles, archaeologists are back Global Post: February 18, 2014
- How to Be Perfect (Matthew 5:38-48) Huntington Post: February 18, 2014
- Bible Passages that Could Get You Killed Daily Beast: February 18, 2014
- 5 Reasons to Be Religiously Literate Huffington Post: February 18, 2014
- Was Jesus a member of the tribe? Haaretz: February 18, 2014
By Hayim Lapin
A series of texts, beginning with the Mishnah at the turn of the third century, attest to the presence of scholars and ritual experts with the title Rabbi (“my master,” or “my teacher”) in Palestine and somewhat later in Mesopotamia.