By Peter Hainesworth, reproduced from the OUP Blog Dante can seem overwhelming. T.S. Eliot’s peremptory declaration that ‘Dante and Shakespeare divide the modern world between them: there is no third’ is more likely to be off-putting these days than inspiring…. Read More ›
This book is recommended by John J Collins, Professor of Biblical Exegesis and Interpretation at Yale University who has written the Forward (see extract below). It arrived at my office this afternoon. I immediately jumped to chapter 8 Jesus Was Wrong as… Read More ›
This volume contains an article recently mentioned on this blog The Hebrew Bible in Islam by Walid A. Saleh. It appears there is much else to devour.
Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist, died #OnThisDay in 1910
When Someone Asks If You're Ever Going To Read All Of The Books You Keep Buying pic.twitter.com/ZR5G0ZsGUJ — Joël Franusic (@jf) October 4, 2016
“A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. . . . You can shut him up for a fool, you can spit at him and kill him as a demon or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God.”
by J. R. Daniel Kirk These famous words by C. S. Lewis beautifully encapsulate the Christianity of my childhood. They underscore how central Jesus’s divinity has been to the church’s confession of faith for the past sixteen hundred years. And… Read More ›
review by Kermit Zarley Josh McDowell is an evangelical Christian, a public evangelist, and an apologist. For decades, he was a traveling speaker for the para-church organization Campus Crusade for Christ, that ministers mostly to college students. I was involved… Read More ›
Thanks to Richard Zetter for lending me this book this afternoon.
I didn’t buy this but its a translation of Harry Potter into ancient Greek! I already have this book but it’s an essential reference work. The best of its kind. This book documents the diverse and competing Christianities in the early… Read More ›
Send your hadith questions to Professor Jonathan Brown. Click the screen grab. Jonathan A.C. Brown (born 1977) is an American scholar of Islamic studies. Since 2012, he has been associate professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign… Read More ›