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The Church’s New Abraham

The Church’s New Abraham

David Cloutier March 21, 2013 0

No longer an ark in a flood, the Church under Francis is on a journey. . . .

A Pope from the Ends of the Earth – By Thomas Bolin

A Pope from the Ends of the Earth – By Thomas Bolin

Thomas Bolin March 16, 2013 0

Francis redraws the Church’s map. It’s about time. Gesture is the language of the Roman . . .

Is there a political theory in the Hebrew Bible?

Is there a political theory in the Hebrew Bible?

Phillip M. Sherman February 28, 2013 0

Phillip Sherman looks past Athens reading Michael Walzer’s In God’s Shadow. What is the relationship . . .

John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and the upcoming conclave: Considering the role of the pope in a post-Christian world

John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and the upcoming conclave: Considering the role of the pope in a post-Christian world

Brian Flanagan February 27, 2013 1

Like Nixon in China, Benedict reshaped the image of the papacy. Two weeks after Pope . . .

Did the Jews abandon the Greek Bible to the early Christians?

Did the Jews abandon the Greek Bible to the early Christians?

Nicholas de Lange February 26, 2013 4

Nicholas de Lange explores the use of the Greek Bible amongst Jews in Late Antiquity . . .

Mapping the World beyond the Garden: Is the Bible Ever Read in its Context?

Mapping the World beyond the Garden: Is the Bible Ever Read in its Context?

Brennan Breed February 6, 2013 0

Brennan Breed reflects on challenges and prospects in the emerging field of Reception History with . . .

The Art of the Review Essay: David H. Aaron

The Art of the Review Essay: David H. Aaron

David H. Aaron February 6, 2013 0

How this hybrid form is a work of scholarship and how to produce it. Scholars . . .

The Art of the Book Review: John Barton

The Art of the Book Review: John Barton

John Barton January 29, 2013 1

How writing reviews is like writing references. Apart from books and articles, academics do two . . .