Monthly Archives: October 2010

Two Maps

I came across two maps today. The first one is a joke; it’s titled “Europe according to the United States of America”: As far as I can tell this map is designed to poke fun at and expose American stereotypes … Continue reading

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Situating Islam: An Interview with Aaron W. Hughes

Aaron W. Hughes received his Ph.D. at Indiana University only 10 years ago; since then he has been nothing short of prolific. The books to his name include The Texture of the Divine (Indiana University Press, 2003), Jewish Philosophy A-Z … Continue reading

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Neutrality in the Classroom

A friend of mine recently shared this Chronicle story on Facebook. In this piece, Professor Timothy Hill explains why he refused to tolerate what he saw as a bigoted student opinion. While I don’t agree with everything Hill writes, I … Continue reading

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September Issue Now Online

The September issue of the Bulletin is now available online! You can find it here. There are articles on biblioblogging by Jim West, James McGrath, Robert Cargill, Roland Boer, and James Crossley. In addition, there is a follow up by … Continue reading

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Listen to Babylonian Online – And learn how to pronounce a lacuna!

Martin Worthington (pictured right), of St. John’s College, Cambridge University, has done a great service to enthusiasts of Ancient Mesopotamia, by putting together an online audio archive of Ancient Babylonian. As I listened to the reading of a segment of The Epic of Gilgamesh … Continue reading

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