A real horse town

A real horse town

Sunday at the annual Society of Biblical Literature meeting as a day of learning on many counts. If you’re curious about things biblical and archaeological, keep reading … Rather than reviewing all of the (sometimes) fascinating sessions I attended and...
What you don’t know …

What you don’t know …

An old saying claims “What you don’t know can’t hurt you,” which is manifestly false, as anyone who’s stepped in a hole they didn’t know was there can attest. What you don’t know can also slow you down and generally wreck your...

A time for sun and scripture

If you want to have a large convention in late November, when much of the nation is falling to the siege of winter, San Diego is the place to do it. Thousands of academics in the fields of religion and Bible have gathered here for the annual meetings of the Society of...