Author Archives: Deane Galbraith

The Worst Book Cover in Religious Publishing Awards 2012

Religion Bulletin would like to open nominations for The Worst Book Cover in Religious Publishing Awards 2012. You have until January 31, 2013 to nominate a book. Nominations are open to any persons, for any book published since January 1, 2011 and not previously … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Man-Breasts

In contemporary Western society, an (imaginary) flat “chest” is marker of male gender; and round, spherical breasts are a marker of female gender. In the realm of the symbolic the everyday real breasts of men and women, with their assortment of different shapes and sizes, no … Continue reading

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Some responses to “Qur’anic Reading as Embodied Practice”

I had a few responses to Summar Shoaib’s ”Qur’anic Reading as Embodied Practice“. The first response concerns the opposition which the piece creates between traditional Islamic and so-called “Western” modes of reading. These two great abstractions (the traditional Islamic and the Western) are of course immensely … Continue reading

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The Worst Book Cover in Religious Publishing Awards 2011

Religion Bulletin would like to open nominations for The Worst Book Cover in Religious Publishing Awards 2011. You have until December 31, 2011 to nominate a book. Nominations are open to any persons, for any book published since January 1, 2010 and not previously … Continue reading

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Women at the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Annual Meeting 2011

Michael F. Bird (Evangelion) notes that, of 700 papers to be presented at this month’s Evangelical Theological Society Conference, he recognises that only 8 are by women. There may be a few other women’s names that Michael acknowledges he does … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? A Table of Contents to the review of Maurice Casey’s Jesus of Nazareth

By popular request, here is a handy Table of Contents to the recent seven-part review of “Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?” in Maurice Casey’s book, Jesus of Nazareth: An Independent Historian’s Account of His Life and Teaching (London and New York: T&T Clark … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? Casey on Jesus (7) – Visionary Experiences of Jesus’ Resurrection

Review of “Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?” in Maurice Casey, Jesus of Nazareth: An Independent Historian’s Account of His Life and Teaching. London and New York: T&T Clark (Continuum), 2010. Part 7: Visionary Experiences of Jesus’ Resurrection As the … Continue reading

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