Resources for Christian theology The 'Resources for Christian theology' website offers a collection of essays, mostly by the site's author Douglas Knight, on a range of theological topics, particularly focussing on doctrinal studies and the relationship of theology and modernity. There is also a section on Biblical theology, some interesting essays responding to key aspects of the thought of contemporary theologians (including: John Zizioulas; Colin Gunton; John Webster; and Oliver O'Donovan), and a selection of extracts from key texts by notable authors on Christian doctrine. The author describes his th From New Humbul Resources on December 31, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
The Septuagint online 'The Septuagint online' is an extensive guide to internet resources about the Septuagint or LXX, the 3rd century BCE Greek translation of the Old Testament. The author (Joel Kalvesmaki, an editor at Dunbarton Oaks and a PhD student at the Catholic University of America) provides a useful introduction for those new to the subject, but the chief resource the site offers is the well-maintained, annotated lists of links to texts, translations, and studies and other secondary literature. Information is also given about research in progress, upcoming conferences, and scholars specializing From New Humbul Resources on December 31, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
Images of archaeological sites in Israel 'Images of archaeological sites in Israel' is an online gallery of photos of areas of archaeological interest (chiefly iron age sites) that relate to the Old Testament period. Pictures are included of: Arad; Beersheva (sometimes spelt Beersheba); Carmel; Gezer; Hazor; Lachish; and Megiddo. A brief introduction to each location is given (you may need to scroll down to see this), and explanatory and descriptive comments accompany the full-sized versions of the individual photos. The site also offers narrated introductory tours for two of the sites, Beersheva and Hazor. A useful resourc From New Humbul Resources on December 31, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
EasyEnglish Bible The EasyEnglish Bible website is produced by Wycliffe Associates UK, and contains over a hundred translations of and verse-by-verse commentaries on Biblical books, written for distribution via the internet. The texts are written in EasyEnglish, a simple form of the language developed for use by those learning English as a foreign language. There are also Bible studies, resources in AEE (Accessible EasyEnglish, an even simpler form of English suitable for use with those with learning difficulties), and a collection of semantically analysed texts, which aim to make implicit content of the text e From New Humbul Resources on December 31, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..
New Year Resolutions for 2006 In 2006 I will... Understand users better Having created something like Yacapaca, you would think we would know why and how people use it. But I am constantly surprised by what is, and is not, important to real users. In 2006 I shall ask more, watch more and listen more. Build friendships It's amazing the number of customers who have turned into friends over the years. As well as making the job more satisfying for all of us, they also push the company forward by teaching us the potential of things we have created but do not always From Chalkface: Blog on December 31, 2005 at 4:51 p.m..
How long is life? There is a scale to the life of an individual as described in the Science News article here. The ratio of the size of an elephant and a mouse relates to their longer and shorter lives. Recently discoveries have been made about plants as well as animals. From the article: “When you walk in [...] From Golden Swamp on December 31, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..
WebQuiz Little program that allows the user to convert an easily formatted text file into a web-ready practice quiz for teachers (etc.) to post on their class (or other) related website. Provides immediate and anonymous feedback to quiz takers. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on December 31, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..
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