April 14, 2009
Call for Papers
The Paul J. Achtemeier Award for New Testament Scholarship is open for submissions or nominations until 1 July 2009.
JBL 128.1 Spring 2009 has been posted:
Religion and the Bible
Jonathan Z. Smith
Whatever Happened in the Valley of Shinar? A Response to Theodore Hiebert
Ideology and Social Context of the Deuteronomic Women's Sex Laws (Deuteronomy 22:13-29)
Samson's Last Laugh: S/ŠHQ The Pun in Judges 16:25-27
Topographical Considerations and Redaction Criticism in 2 Kings 3
Why 2 Kings 17 Does Not Constitute a Chapter of Reflection in the "Deuteronomistic History"
Hartmut H. Rösel
The Devil Made David Do It … Or Did He? The Nature, Identity, and Literary Origins of the Satan in 1 Chronicles 21:1
Ryan E. Stokes
"She Binds Her Arms": Rereading Proverbs 31:17
Accession Days and Holidays: The Origins of the Jewish Festival of Purim
Benjamin D. Cox and Susan Ackerman
April SBL Forum has been posted:
The Perils of Prepublication in the Digital Age: Essenes, Latrines, and the Dead Sea Scrolls
IN THE CLASSROOM
Biblical Studies in the Context of the Emerging Religion Major
Jane S. Webster
IN POPULAR CULTURE
Evil in Contemporary American Film: Deep Darkness and Eschatological Hope
The Apocalypse of John and Its Mediators, or Why Johnny Cash Wrote a Better Apocalypse than John of Patmos!
William John Lyons
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Tuesday, April 14, 2009
April SBL Forum
News and notes from the SBL, including the publication of an article by my former Hebrew teacher, Ryan Stokes! Congrats!