One of my Favourite Films

Born Yesterday (1950) is a film that can watch again and again. The basic plot is straightforward. Scrap metal dealer Harry Brock moves to Washington DC to set up a scrap metal cartel with the help of a crooked Congressman. His efforts are hampered by his girlfriend “Billie” (played by Judy Holliday) who proves an embarrassment…

Articles listing from Tribute to Bruce Winter now available

I have just uploaded the details of the articles (not the article themselves) from the 2004 Tribute to Bruce Winter: P.J. Williams, Andrew D. Clarke, Peter M. Head & David Instone-Brewer, eds., The New Testament in Its First Century Setting. Essays on Context and Background in Honour of B.W. Winter on His 65th Birthday. Grand…

Something for Hebrew scholars!

I have just uploaded the following monograph: D. Winton Thomas, “The Prophet” in the Lachish Ostraca. London: The Tyndale Press, 1946. Pbk. pp.28. It has a lot of Hebrew text in it, but should still be accessible to those with no Hebrew at all (like me). I was surprised to find some of the Tyndale…