Yesterday we went on a photo walk at the Penn State Arboretum. Most of the shots were by my daughter for her 4-H project and so haven’t been uploaded, but I put a few up on flickr. I am curious, does anyone recognize these flowers?
Last week’s Review of Biblical Literature included an extremely positive review of Emdée Kingsmill’s The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical Intertextuality (Oxford Theological Monographs) [Amazon link]. The Song of Songs and the Eros of God: A Study in Biblical IntertextualityKingsmill, Edmée. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 pp. 320. $130.00
See also my essay on Targum for the Dictionary for the Theological Interpretation of the Bible. In commenting on another, unrelated post John asked, Would you please provide a concise definition of “targum.” I am planning to write a paraphrase with brief commentary on the Sermon on the Mount for Sunday’s sermon and make reference to the Targumim to introduce it. I hope John will chime in with some additional context for how he thinks […]
I am discovering what some of you probably already know. Having a pre-teen (and I suspect teenage) daughter is like dating all over again. I worry, will she like me? Will she be my friend on Facebook? Why won’t she return my calls? I of course know that I cannot be too needy, otherwise she will shut me out and think I am a creep, but I need to show enough affection and attention so […]
Today’s Chronicle of Higher Education Wired newsletter has two stories that were of interest to me and may be for you all as well. The first is a very handy app, Attendance. One of the only explicitly teaching-related iOS apps that I use is Attendance, a straightforward program by David Reed, a computer science professor at Capital University. I reviewed the app forMacworld.com upon its first release, and have used it religiously over the intervening 18 months. Attendance […]