Professor Helen Bond, former CSCO Director and now Head of the School of Divinity at Edinburgh, took her PhD at Durham under the supervision of J. D. G. (Jimmy) Dunn, […]
J. Louis Martyn and Two-Level Drama in the Gospel of John The Society of Biblical Literature’s Annual Meeting always offers a whirlwind of sessions catering to every niche of […]
In this short video, Professor Steven Muir offers up some thoughts on the applicability of ritual in early Christianity.
When asked if I wanted to write an article for this blog about worms, I was hooked. It is one of my favorite parts in my dissertation and I cannot […]
In this video, Larry Hurtado discusses the consequences of varying groups (e.g. Jew or Gentile) for their commitment to the early Jesus movement.
In the wake of the groundbreaking exposé of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein published in the New Yorker last autumn, the #metoo movement has directed public attention to acts of violence […]
My book The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users (OUP, 2017) has been out for less than a year, so published reviews are only just […]
Many people are celebrating Easter all over the world this time of year, some within a Christian context and others a more secular one. Many people receive Communion on Easter […]
The canon of the Hebrew Bible was defined, if not yet finally closed, by the end of the first century CE. The Pharisaic canon became the canon of Rabbinic Judaism, […]
Why do Christians continue going to court when the Apostle Paul forbade them to do that in 1 Corinthians 6:1-11? Verse 1 (NRSV) reads: ‘When any of you has a […]