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James Hamrick
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Holy Helsinki Walk at International SBL/EABS
"Who is St. Urho? What is the Free Church free from? What happens at the
Seventh-Day-Adventists' place on the eighth day? And what about the
Finnish revivals?" For those heading to Helsinki this year for the International Society of Biblical Literature an...
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What time did the devil fall?
 In case you've ever wondered exactly when the devil and his buddies fell from heaven, an Ethiopic text provides the answer. The Miracles of Jesus narrates the fall of the devil and his angels, telling us: ወኮነ ፡ ድቀቶሙ ፡ በሳድስ ፡ ዕለት ፡ ወበሣልስ ፡ ሰዓት ፨    "And the...
What time did the devil fall?
What time did the devil fall?
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Ethiopic Ezekiel Reading Guide: The Valley of the Dry Bones
I've posted a new Ge'ez reading guide/vocabulary guide , this time for the text of Ezekiel 37:1-14 in Michael Knibb's new critical edition of Ethiopic Ezekiel .  If you try to buy it online, you'll notice the volume is pretty expensive.  Fortunately, in a s...
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An Introduction to Classical Ethiopic for Students of Early Judaism and Christianity
Ge'ez (classical Ethiopic) is one of those languages that many students of early Jewish and Christian literature know is important, and would like to be able to work with to some extent, but which remains a bit inaccessible.  Formal classes in Ge'ez are rar...
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Ge'ez everywhere! Classical Ethiopic course offerings
I'd posted before about Ge'ez (classical Ethiopic) being offered in Munich this academic year.  But back in North America this has also been an exciting year for Ge'ez: At the University of Toronto Prof. Robert Holmstedt is teaching the language, discussed ...
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Which chapters do scriptural commentaries focus on? The Ethiopic Commentary on Dani
Sometimes us ancient and religious studies folks get to play with charts and graphs too. Here is a graph I put together for an upcoming Kolloquium presentation on my dissertation project (which I explained in an earlier post) . I'm working on an edition and...
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Hipster Nativity
You may have already seen pictures of the 2016 Hipster Nativity Scene floating around the web. For a mere $130 you can replace your traditional Nativity set with something a little more modern: This is a fun contemporary example of the visual reception hist...
Hipster Nativity
Hipster Nativity
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Chung Hyun Kyung Resources
A little bit of bibliographic information I put together for those interested in learning more about salimist theologian Chung Hyun Kyung:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/17VAX1TBXoq8j10BuiMhcczftHwvuYWCJLbLbD3GYaL0/
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Chung Hyun Kyung Resources
A little bit of bibliographic information I put together for those interested in learning more about salimist theologian Chung Hyun Kyung:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/17VAX1TBXoq8j10BuiMhcczftHwvuYWCJLbLbD3GYaL0/
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Live Long and Prosper -- in Ethiopic
A little something in honor of Star Trek's big anniversary. What if when the crew of the Enterprise traveled back in time they ended up in late antique Aksum, rather than 1980s San Francisco? If they wanted to Vulcan salute the locals, how might they say th...
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