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Harvard University Assistant Professorship in Jewish History and Culture

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate will be able to teach inter alia the Jewish history and culture of the medieval and early modern Mediterranean world. 56 more words


Quo Vadis Arabia: A New Frontier on Religious Schisms & Feud for the Gulf’s ‘Caliphate’

The Muslim split into two main branches, the Sunnis and Shia, originates in a dispute soon after the death of the Prophet Muhammad over who should lead the Muslim community. 364 more words

Link Thursday (#4): Obergefell v. Hodges: The "True" Definition of Marriage

I apologize for not getting this out on Wednesday. I also realize that these “Link Wednesdays” are turning into substantial posts in themselves. Let me know if you prefer substantial posts for Wednesdays or ones with links and very minimal annotation at ilostmyprayerhanky At gmail. 1,237 more words


Matthew 25: Preparing for the Kingdom of Heaven

New article published in Interpreter “Matthew 25: Preparing for the Kingdom of Heaven.”

“Imagine walking into a packed theater at a moment when the show is most dramatic and exciting.  174 more words

A reading list compiled by the mystic Carl McColman…..http://goo.gl/UGKKwz


Elaine Pagels on The Influence of the Book of Revelation on Modern Conceptions of Evil

Professor Elaine Pagels (Princeton University) delivered a talk on April 11, 2014, at the Facing History and Ourselves’ Day of Learning, “Confronting Evil in Individuals and Societies”. 56 more words


A New Settlement: Religion and Belief in Schools - A Response

I had already written this blog but thanks to a new samsung phone that I couldn’t quite work out, I ended up writing it again. You might say it was cathartic, I might say it allowed a rethink. 837 more words