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Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept
For much of the past two centuries, religion has been understood as a universal phenomenon, a part of the "natural" human experience that is essentially the same across cultures and throughoutExpand
The Use and Abuse of P52: Papyrological Pitfalls in the Dating of the Fourth Gospel
  • B. Nongbri
  • Art
  • Harvard Theological Review
  • 1 January 2005
The thesis of this paper is simple: we as critical readers of the New Testament often use John Rylands Greek Papyrus 3.457, also known as P52, ininappropriate ways, and we should stop doing so. AExpand
Losing a curious Christian scroll but gaining a curious Christian codex : an Oxyrhynchus papyrus of Exodus and Revelation
Abstract British Library Pap. 2053 is a Greek papyrus fragment from Oxyrhynchus. Its two sides, written in distinctly different hands, were published separately in 1911 as P.Oxy. 8.1075 (Rahlfs 909,Expand
A TOUCH OF CONDEMNATION IN A WORD OF EXHORTATION: APOCALYPTIC LANGUAGE AND GRAECO-ROMAN RHETORIC IN HEBREWS 6:4-12
We propose that the author of Hebrews employs threats of eternal condemnation using words and imagery familiar from apocalyptic literature, particularly 4 Ezra, to evoke a specific kind of fear inExpand
Dislodging "Embedded" Religion: A Brief Note on a Scholarly Trope
Scholars of ancient cultures are increasingly speaking of the "embeddedness" of ancient religion — arguing that the practices modern investigators group under the heading of "religion" did notExpand
The Construction of P.Bodmer VIII and the Bodmer “Composite” or “Miscellaneous” Codex
The construction of the so-called Bodmer Composite or Miscellaneous codex has been an ongoing problem since the publication of its constituent parts began in the 1950s. A recent inspection of highExpand
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