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by StephenGoranson
Thu May 28, 2015 4:16 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: Ante-Nicene Pilgrimage Sites
Replies: 2
Views: 1565

Re: Ante-Nicene Pilgrimage Sites

Though I don't have a copy at hand, Joan E. Taylor's 1993 book Christians and the Holy Places might be worth a look. Her views changed somewhat in her article "Golgotha: A Reconsideration of the Evidence for the Sites of Jesus' Crucifixion and Burial" New Testament Studies, 44 no 2 Ap 1998, p 180-20...
by StephenGoranson
Wed May 13, 2015 1:22 am
Forum: Christian Texts and History
Topic: New discovered Roman amulet mixes Christian and pagan imager
Replies: 16
Views: 9015

Re: New discovered Roman amulet mixes Christian and pagan im

MAGICAL AMULET FROM PAPHOS WITH THE ιαεω- PALINDROME.
By: Śliwa, Joachim. Studies in Ancient Art & Civilization , 2013, Vol. 17, p293-301, 9p
by StephenGoranson
Tue May 12, 2015 2:50 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: History of the Jews in Babylonia (non Sabbath version)
Replies: 3
Views: 3700

Re: History of the Jews in Babylonia (non Sabbath version)

In a 2010 interview Jacob Neusner remarked "As I grow older I return to my Reform roots from childhood." But he was advised to go to (and did go to) Jewish Theological Seminary (near Columbia U., where he was Morton Smith's student), so his ordination was Conservative. I have not read the book menti...
by StephenGoranson
Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:45 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Jewish names in the first century?
Replies: 7
Views: 5466

Re: Jewish names in the first century?

Tal Ilan (in Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity. Part I, Palestine 330 BCE-200 CE [2002] page 56 Table 6) lists the 20 most popular male names. Here are the top 10 (with the number of times): 1 Simon (257), 2 Joseph (231), 3 Judah (179), 4 Eleazar (177), 5 Yohanan (128), 6 Joshua (103), 7 Han...
by StephenGoranson
Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:29 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Jewish names in the first century?
Replies: 7
Views: 5466

Re: Jewish names in the first century?

Recommended: Tal Ilan, Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity. Part I, Palestine 330 BCE-200 CE (2002).
by StephenGoranson
Thu Apr 02, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Was Jesus an Essene?
Replies: 162
Views: 51606

Re: Was Jesus an Essene?

If interested, for comments on the Hebrew etymology of Essenes see online "Others and Intra-Jewish Polemic as Reflected in Qumran Texts" (=The Dead Sea Scrolls After Fifty Years: A Comprehensive Assessment v.2, pp. 534-51, ed. P. Flint and J. C. VanderKam, Leiden: Brill, 1999) For comments on an Ara...