Wednesday , 20 August 2014

“Jonah” Ossuary Discussed in Print in 1981

“Jonah” Ossuary Discussed in Print in 1981

By Eric M. Meyers and Christopher Rollston, ASOR Blog Guest Editors for March 2012 It has come to the attention of the ASOR Blog that a newspaper article about the so-called “Pati ...

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PHILOLOGY, ‘MARA,’ AND THE ‘JESUS DISCOVERY’ BOOK AND DOCUMENTARY

PHILOLOGY, ‘MARA,’ AND THE ‘JESUS DISCOVERY’ BOOK AND DOCUMENTARY

 By Dr. Christopher A. Rollston, Toyozo Nakarai Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Tennessee  INTRODUCTION[1] Recently I have posted on ...

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A Response to Chris Rollston’s Reading of the Ossuary from Talpiot Tomb B

A Response to Chris Rollston’s Reading of the Ossuary from Talpiot Tomb B

By: H. Gregory Snyder, Professor of Religion, Davidson College Back in October, James Tabor invited me to join in a conversation that was underway between himself, Richard Bauckha ...

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THE FOUR-LINE GREEK INSCRIPTION FROM A TALPIYOT TOMB:  EPIGRAPHIC NOTES AND HISTORICAL DISCUSSIONS

THE FOUR-LINE GREEK INSCRIPTION FROM A TALPIYOT TOMB: EPIGRAPHIC NOTES AND HISTORICAL DISCUSSIONS

Christopher A. Rollston, Toyozo Nakarai Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Emmanuel Christian Seminary Introduction The publication of a four-line Greek inscription ...

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SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE ICTHYOMORPHIC DRAWING ON OSSUARY 6:3 FROM EAST TALPIOT TOMB (TALPIOT B OR “PATIO” TOMB), IN JERUSALEM

SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE ICTHYOMORPHIC DRAWING ON OSSUARY 6:3 FROM EAST TALPIOT TOMB (TALPIOT B OR “PATIO” TOMB), IN JERUSALEM

Juan V. Fernández de la Gala, Forensic Anthropologist and Zooarchaeologist, Associate Professor of History of Medicine, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain, delagala@telefonica.net SUMMAR ...

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NEA issue (from 2006) that discusses Talpiot Tomb available for free for a limited time

NEA issue (from 2006) that discusses Talpiot Tomb available for free for a limited time

ASOR is pleased to announce that it has made an issue of Near Eastern Archaeology (NEA 69:3/4 [2006]) available for free on JSTOR for the next month. This issue of NEA contains ar ...

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The Four-Line Ossuary Inscription from Talpiyot Tomb B – an Interpretation

The Four-Line Ossuary Inscription from Talpiyot Tomb B – an Interpretation

Richard Bauckham, www.richardbauckham.co.uk Preamble: I should first explain that in the autumn of 2011 I took part in a lengthy email correspondence about this inscription with J ...

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The Talpiot Tomb and the Beatles

The Talpiot Tomb and the Beatles

By: Mark Goodacre, Dept of Religion, Duke University The current discussion of Talpiot Tomb B, the "patio tomb", has largely centered on the interpretation of the picture on one o ...

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The Talpiot Tombs and New Testament Historical Criticism

The Talpiot Tombs and New Testament Historical Criticism

James F. McGrath, Clarence L. Goodwin Chair of New Testament Language and Literature, Butler University, Indianapolis The discovery of ossuaries in tombs in the Talpiot neighborho ...

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The Talpiyot Unguentarium

The Talpiyot Unguentarium

Dr. Joan E. Taylor, Dept. of Theology and Religious Studies, King's College London It is easy to feel in this quest to identify the picture of a ‘whale’ a sense that we are all st ...

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A Reply from Prof. Tabor—A Jonah Fish Image or a Tower Tomb Monument?

A Reply from Prof. Tabor—A Jonah Fish Image or a Tower Tomb Monument?

James D. Tabor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte  I want to thank ASOR’s executive director Andy Vaughn, guest editors Eric Meyers and Christopher Rollston, and participa ...

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Comments from Prof. Steven Fine on the “Jesus Discovery”

Comments from Prof. Steven Fine on the “Jesus Discovery”

I was a member of a team assembled last summer by a major media outlet to evaluate this project. Sitting in a stately conference room, Mr. Jacobovici, Professor Tabor and Professo ...

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Prof. Robin Jensen Refutes Any Claim that She Concurs with the Interpretation in “The Jesus Discovery”

Prof. Robin Jensen Refutes Any Claim that She Concurs with the Interpretation in “The Jesus Discovery”

From Prof. Robin Jensen, Vanderbilt University In December, 2010, I was asked to participate in a National Geographic film project that—I was led to believe—would investigate the ...

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On ‘Absalom’s Tomb’ in Jerusalem and Nephesh Monument Iconography: A Response to Jacobovici and Tabor by Robert Cargill

On ‘Absalom’s Tomb’ in Jerusalem and Nephesh Monument Iconography: A Response to Jacobovici and Tabor by Robert Cargill

By: Robert R. Cargill (robert-cargill@uiowa.edu) Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies, The University of Iowa ...

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Jodi Magness responds to the “New Jesus Discovery”

Jodi Magness responds to the “New Jesus Discovery”

Professor Jodi Magness Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill As usual, the arrival of the Easter season this year is heralded by a sensation ...

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Reflections of an Epigrapher on Talpiyot Tombs A and B:  A Detailed Response to the Claims of Professor James Tabor and Filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici

Reflections of an Epigrapher on Talpiyot Tombs A and B: A Detailed Response to the Claims of Professor James Tabor and Filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici

Professor Christopher A. Rollston (crollston@ecs.edu) Professor of Semitic Studies, Emmanuel Christian Seminary I. THE CLAIMS OF TABOR AND JACOBOVICI: THE NEW BOOK[1] Here are the ...

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Eric Meyers’ review of “The New Jesus Discovery”

Eric Meyers’ review of “The New Jesus Discovery”

Review of "The New Jesus Discovery" (Simon and Schuster 2012, ISBN 978-1-4516-5040-2) Eric M.Meyers, Duke University For nearly two millennia Christians have venerated the site be ...

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Brief Reflections of an Epigrapher on Talpiyot Tombs A and B

Brief Reflections of an Epigrapher on Talpiyot Tombs A and B

Professor Christopher A. Rollston, Emmanuel Christian Seminary Much can, and no doubt will, be said about the proposal (and new volume) of Professor James Tabor and Filmmaker Simc ...

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Meyers and Rollston are guest editors for ASOR’s coverage of the “New Jesus Discovery”

Meyers and Rollston are guest editors for ASOR’s coverage of the “New Jesus Discovery”

Professors Eric Meyers and Christopher Rollston will be the guest editors of the ASOR Blog for the month of March. ASOR plans to invite scholars in ASOR and the field to react to ...

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