“The Buyearchy of Greeds?” – Why choosing your analogy is important.

  Recently a friend shared an image that tried to visually highlight an ethical hierarchy using the now familiar Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. This usual pyramid highlights the broad lower levels of ‘use what you have’ and ‘borrow,’ ascending to narrower upper levels culminating in ‘Buy’ and ostensibly imploring the…

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One of the practices I keep is to always have a long term reading project on the go, that is less directly related to my active research. I find this keeps me reading broadly and more agile in the way that I process and link concepts together. Over the winter…

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St Andrews Son of God Symposium – Summary Day 3

The third day of the symposium was only a half day, and revolved around three plenary sessions. Reinhard Kratz opened the morning with an in depth paper looking at the parallels between 4Q246 and the Old Testament backgrounds that it presumes and envelops. This paper expanded and explored aspects of…

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Blog Backlog Repair

For some reason the last two posts about the summer/winter conferences have been jammed in the post queue and needed some beating with a stick to work. Hence, consider this the beating with a stick…. Website Heal Thyself!

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