Daily Archives: October 8, 2008

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Original Sin, Evolution, NT Wrong and Stephen Cook

Stephen Cook has a great series of discussions going on over at Biblishe Ausbildung regarding the above mentioned topic. I am working my way through it now and I think I am in agreement with Cook against Wrong. I have some thoughts on this topic and hope to share them so. For now, a teaser. Cook says (playing the devil’s advocate for Domning and Wimmer) Before the advent of free-will, they would see “sin” as […]

SNL Censoring Skit

I watched this skit live and it was (in fact the whole episode) one of the funniest things SNL has done in a long time. (Tina Fey is great as Palin but I have never found her writing very funny. SNL has a long way to go to return to their heyday, but they are getting better.) But now it turns out that NBC took the video down! It lampooned Soros and other leading Democratic […]

Calling Targum Scholars – Sigla Project

From our beloved IOTS President Willem Smelik: Dear members of the IOTS and other interested parties, The IOTS has long discussed the desirability of new editions of (most of) the Targums. A first task, the collection of data on targumic manuscripts, has already started and has come to a promising, even if partial, conclusion at the Theologische Universiteit of Kampen, the Netherlands. Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman came with a proposal for a system of sigla which, […]