Exploring the Bible and other ancient literature from a secular—not to mention irreverent—point of view, with an emphasis on Enochic and apocalyptic traditions.
Also, discussions of academia, religion and secularism in popular culture, and book reviews.
The title of the blog, taken from the First Book of Enoch, refers to the teachings given to humanity by fallen angels, and reflects the joy I take in studying things that are utterly irrelevant.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
I just totally networked
Ended up talking briefly with James Tabor because he remembered my hair from the audience of his talk. I think I managed to tell him I think he's wrong without sounding like a dick.
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Ok, I may have been slightly less of not a dick when I drunkenly confronted him about the hypocrisy of claiming that Mary Magdalene was the ONLY Mariamne in Geek texts, based on late references, but dismissing the use of the same spelling for the Herodian queens in late mss. of Josephus.ReplyDelete
*Geek works too.ReplyDelete