Daily Archives: July 11, 2008

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“The Lost History of Christianity” Reviewed

My colleague, parishioner, and prolific author Philip Jenkins has a new book out that has just been given a brief review by Publishers Weekly. The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Philip Jenkins. HarperOne, $26.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-06-147280-0 Revisionist history is always great fun, and never more so than when it is persuasively and cogently argued. Jenkins, the Penn State history professor whose […]

Images from the Solger MS of Tg Lamentations and Tg Ruth

I am pleased to be able to post on the Newsletter for Targumic and Cognate Studies images for TgLam and TgRuth from the Codex Solger MS 1-7.2° (Solger) manuscript. The images are made available with the permission of the Stadtbibliothek Nürnberg. They can be found under the “Targumim of the Megillot” section of the NTCS site. The images are also available at this site following the tabs above to my pages on TgLam and TgRuth. […]

The Unlikely Missionary recommended in the Anglican Digest

My wife’s novel The Unlikely Missionary has just been recommended by The Anglican Digest in their Transfiguration A.D. 2008 issue. The issue will be out soon, but in the meantime the review is here: A novel set in 1990, this is the story of Episcopalian Katherine Tierney who spends a year working in a mission outpost in Burkina Faso.   The story might be predictable but Brady’s descriptions of the setting, the culture, and their impact […]