Web Round Up #7

Web Round Up provides links to relevant news from around the Web, including job openings, new books, articles on women biblical scholars, etc.

1. Gail Wallace writes on “Towards a Deeper Theology of Women: 4 Contributions of Women Scholars”

2.Hindy Najman, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University, speaks about the Art of Lecturing (video)

3. Kristine Garroway reviews Brettler and Enns and Harrington, The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously

4. From Wabash Center: Free download of “Teaching Theology & Religion – Volume 18, Issue 1”

5. Enigma is an online resource for deciphering illegible Latin words

6. Codex Vaticanus is now digitized

7. Candida R. Moss on “Who is Ignatius of Antioch?” (short video).

8. JBL reviewed books:

Martha Himmelfarb
Between Temple and Torah: Essays on Priests, Scribes, and Visionaries in the Second Temple Period and Beyond
http://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=9102

Cornelia Linde
How to Correct the Sacra Scriptura? Textual Criticism of the Bible between the Twelfth and Fifteenth Century
http://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=8803

Kim Lan Nguyen
Chorus in the Dark: The Voices of the Book of Lamentations
http://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=9646

Nili Wazana
All the Boundaries of the Land: The Promised Land in Biblical Thought in Light of the Ancient Near East
http://www.bookreviews.org/bookdetail.asp?TitleId=9576

9. Job Openings:

One year Visiting Professor in New Testament at Valparaiso University

Online instructor of Judaism wanted by Utah State:

The Religious Studies Program at Utah State University seeks a part-time instructor for its new online minor in Religious Studies. The successful applicant should be able to teach an “Introduction to Judaism” course, as well as specialized course(s) in one or more of the following areas: Biblical Studies, Jewish history or practice, Holocaust, or Science and Religion. Utah State offers both funding and support staff to help with online course development. Online instructors may teach from anywhere in the United States, although the Program would provide shared office space and a collegial environment to an instructor who could be physically present on campus. The initial appointment will be made for one year, with the potential for renewal based on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or ABD in Religious Studies or a related discipline. The Religious Studies Program is housed in the History Department within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Send applications by email to Ms. Diane Buist: diane.buist@usu.edu. These should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s teaching and research, two letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness if available, and a CV. For questions about the position, contact Dr. Ravi Gupta: ravi.gupta@usu.edu, 435-797-1196. Review of applications will begin on March 13, 2015. The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check.

 

 

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