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Biblical Studies Carnival - Mad as a March Hare 2017 2/5

Self-referential Henotheistic Near Eastern Collection of Contradictory Texts
Mark Smith was the midwife at the Birth of Monotheism.

Marg Mowczko ponders what the significance is of Adam being made first - I can answer that obviously it was God practising, to iron out the bugs before he made woman.

Naomi Koltun-Fromm pits the tabernacle in Exodus and the temple in 1 Kings against each other in a vicious cage fight. Who do you think wins? [HTBob]

Hannah Blue is camping in her Tent of Peace with a midrash on Leviticus.

Bob MacDonald is wrestling with Numbers 11. - Thanks also to Bob for a number of recommendations for the carnival also, marked with [HTBob]

The venerable Claude Mariottini is back after a hiatus and thinking about Solomon's baby slicing wisdom.

Neil Godfrey is surprised to have a presupposition about Isaiah overturned

The splendiferous Bulkeley of Tim has another of his insurpassable 5 minute bible videos and this one is on history and theology in the Bible.  [HTBob]

Are you looking for the most current and comprehensive statement on the status of the Jordanian lead codices? Well Jim Davilla has what you are looking for.

H D Preuss' Theology of the OT in Greek reviewed in Greek.

Jim Davila has a word of the week, and it is a good one, just make sure you take your false teeth out before you try and say it. [HTBob]

William Brown has translated Psalm 93. And will share his notes with you if you ask nicely.

There is a new (to me anyway) site about Hebrew translation. Check out this post on Hebrew Influence on European alphabets. [HTBob]

This is 2/5
1/5 Carnival Intro
3/5 Apocrypha and Gospels 
4/5 Paul and the rest of the NT, and
5/5 EVERYTHING else



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ANZABS 2018 program and abstracts

ANZABS CONFERENCE 2018
6-7 December, 2018


Venue: Wesley Hall, Trinity Methodist College,

202A St Johns Rd, Meadowbank, Auckland 1072

Thursday 6 December
9.30 am – REGISTRATION
10.00-10.10 – mihi
10.10-11.00 – Keynote speaker: Robert Myles – Fishing for Eyewitnesses in the Fourth Gospel
11.00-11.30 – Morning tea
11.30-12.00 – Lyndon Drake – Economic Capital in the Hebrew Bible
12.00-12.30 – Anne Aalbers – Resurrection and Celibacy: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
12.30-1.00 – Jonathan Robinson – "And he was with the beasts," (Mark 1:13): Ambiguity,
Interpretation and Mark as a Jewish Author
1.00-2.00 – Lunch
2.00-2.30 – Ben Hudson – Ethical Exhortation and the Decalogue in Ephesians
2.30-3.00 – Csilla Saysell – The Servant as 'a covenant of/for people' in Deutero-Isaiah
3.00-3.30 – Afternoon tea
3.30-4.00 – Jacqueline Lloyd – Did Jesus minister in Gaulanitis?
4.00-4.30 – Mark Keown – Jesus as the New Joshua
4.30 – AGM
Friday 7 December
9.30-10.00 – Ben Ong – Pākehā Readin…