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Blogging as a Supplement to Peer Review: My 2011 SBL & ASOR Paper

June 29th, 2012 6 Comments

At the 2011 annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion in San Francisco I gave a paper in the Blogger and Online Publication session entitled “Blogging as a Supplement to Peer Review“. It occurred to me today that I have never published it on MandM so here it is. This […]

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Back from San Francisco: A Belated Report

February 3rd, 2012 2 Comments

MandM has been quite of late, this is because Madeleine and I have been very busy.  With moving house in the midst of Christmas and New Years and Madeleine working part-time in a law firm and so on, we’ve had little time to blog. We are now set up, to some extent, and so this […]

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Response to William Lane Craig’s Question 225: “The ‘Slaughter’ of the Canaanites Re-visited” Part II

August 12th, 2011 158 Comments

In my last post “Response to William Lane Craig’s Question 225: “The ‘Slaughter’ of the Canaanites Re-visited” Part I” I discussed William Lane Craig’s position on the Canaanite Conquest account (in light of the fact that Craig referred to my argument in his question of the week: “Question 225: The “Slaughter” of the Canaanites Re-visited”). I […]

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Response to William Lane Craig’s Question 225: “The ‘Slaughter’ of the Canaanites Re-visited” Part I

August 11th, 2011 6 Comments

Every week William Lane Craig answers a question on his website; this week’s question of the week is entitled “The “Slaughter” of the Canaanites Re-visited”. The questioner asked what Craig thinks of the Canaanite Conquest account. I got a mention in Craig’s reply: “The topic of God’s command to destroy the Canaanites was the subject […]

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Society of Biblical Literature: Blogger and Online Publication

July 30th, 2011 1 Comment

The Society of Biblical Literature’s program book for their 2011 meeting in San Francisco is now online. The blogger and online publication session for which Matt and I have had a joint paper accepted shows who we are sharing the session with and provides links to brief abstracts for each talk. Blogger and Online Publication […]

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We’re Going to San Francisco!

May 10th, 2011 15 Comments

Last year I was invited to present at the Annual Evangelical Philosophical Society Apologetics Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This was a real surprise to me and an honour. Some of the best evangelical Christian scholars in the world presented at this conference; speakers included Alvin Plantinga, William Lane Craig, Paul Copan, Gary Habermas, Mike Licona, […]

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Abraham, Isaac, Virginity, Rape and Child Killing (Another Old Testament Ethics Post)

January 23rd, 2011 89 Comments

Randal Rauser has published a blog post touching on Old Testament ethics called “An update in the wake of Atlanta (plus a bit on rape and child killing)“. His post gives an update on his thoughts following his interaction with Paul Copan, Richard Hess and myself in the Evangelical Philosophical Society’s break-out panel discussion “Is Yahweh […]

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