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Randall Short
Works at Tokyo Christian University
Attended Harvard Divinity School
Lives in Inzai City, Japan
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How would you like to stay at a "Book and Bed" hostel?
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“Book and Bed”という「泊まれる本屋」、少し変わったホステルの開店についてのニュースが目に入った。Book and Bedのコンセプトは面白い。英語版と日本語版のそれぞれのウェブページでも読めるが、ここで編み
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Scroll down for English link: "Bittersweet At No. 1: How A Japanese Song Topped The Charts In 1963"
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What does it mean to pray, "Against you, you alone, have I sinned"?
Miserere mei, Deus (Have Mercy on Me, O God)Most likely you have read, sang, or at least heard the words of Psalm 51, the Bible’s most well-known and beloved “penitential” psalm, in one form or...
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+Wayne Miller Hey Wayne! Doing well, thanks. And you?
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Last night, I had dinner in the home of friends who were celebrating a special day. They had marked the day – December 6 – to celebrate the neighborhood where they grew up, and they invited my fami...
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My translation of a Japanese book by the University of Tokyo's Prof. Seizo Sekine (『旧約聖書と哲学―現代の問いのなかの一神教』) was recently published by de Gruyter (BZAW 458). Here's a blog post that gives a little overview.
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聖書ギリシア語講座のサイトデザインを新しくしました!
Check out the new design of my biblical Greek site for Japanese speakers
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聖書ギリシア語を学ぶ人のためのオンラインサポート
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In case you happen to be in Japan this fall.
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外国人に「日本で、紅葉の人気スポットはどこですか。」と聞かれたら、どう答えますか。For that matter, how would you answer anyone?“Some of Japan's best au
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A couple of years ago, the Atlantic published a call to study "the lost liberal art" of theology. Here's a post to help Japanese (not yet fluent in English) work their way through it.
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リベラル・アーツの一つである神学“Study Theology, Even If You Don't Believe in God”(神を信じなくても、神学を学べ)と題したエッセーをともに読みたいと思います。2013年1
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A little glimpse of what's happening elsewhere.
On November 3, I attended the 2014 Fall Meeting of the Society for Old Testament Study in Japan (Nihon Kyūyaku Gakkai). The one-day conference was held at Hokusei Gakuen University, in Sapporo, Hok...
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it is good very happness.God is every day new give think.
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A small glimpse of what a few Japanese New Testament scholars are thinking about these days.
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Check out Exegetica, a journal of biblical exegesis based in Tokyo. It's a Japanese journal, but the site has detailed English abstracts. 
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  • Tokyo Christian University
    Professor, 2006 - present
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Inzai City, Japan
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Clanton, Alabama - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Owari Asahi City, Japan - Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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* Associate Editor at BeeOasis.com, a Liberal Arts & Sciences website for ESL / EFL learners, and for native English speakers who are emerging readers.

* Professor of Biblical Literature and Interpretation at Tokyo Christian University in both the Japanese and English degree programs (Th.D, Harvard Divinity School).

* Author of The Surprising Election and Confirmation of King David (Harvard Theological Studies, 2010). 

* Father and Homeschooler of three daughters, living in Chiba, Japan.
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  • Harvard Divinity School
  • Tokyo Christian Theological Seminary
  • University of Alabama
  • Chiba University
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