Daily Archives: April 5, 2008

4 posts

Deconstructing the Scroll Scholars?

Some of you may have seen this article from BAR already. It is very curious. The author is Edna Ullmann-Margalit and is “professor of philosophy and director of the Center for the Study of Rationality at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is also author of Out of the Cave: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Dead Sea Scrolls (Harvard Univ. Press, 2006).” The article, “Dissecting the Qumran-Essene Hypothesis,” is not a critique of the various […]

WP 2.5 – Testing adding audio and video

I use the PodPress plugin to post my podcasts, but I noticed today that the new WP has audio and video as well. So, let’s give it a try. This should be a clip from the NOW Show about the Talpiot Tomb: The NOW Show! And this should be the movie from last year’s Mr. and Ms. SHC Pageant. Brad Einstein won with this creation, “An Ode to Dean Brady’s Beard.” The 2008 competition is […]

Testing out WordPress 2.5 posting features

There are a ton of new posting features in WP 2.5. The interface for composing is extremely comprehensive and works just fine in BonEcho (Firefox) for Mac. Some of the new features are around the handling of media, including being able to upload more than one image at once. It works like a treat. Just select a group of photos and it starts uploading! They go straight into another new feature, the “gallery.” You can […]