Thursday, August 21, 2014

ALC Ice Bucket Challenge

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ALC Ice Bucket Challenge

Friday, July 11, 2014

A Few More Images from the Kunsthistorisches Museum

Here are two more images, one from the Egyptian Gallery and another, Reubens’ “Jerome,” ca. 1615-1617.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Kunst Historisches Museum Wien

After a great session being on a panel on Israelite Religion this morning, I had an amazing visit to the Museum of Art History in Vienna, a truly world-class museum:

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014

St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

Here are some photos at the Stephansdom, Wien:

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Stephansdom, Wien

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Ezekiel Group Dinner at ZUM Leupold

The Ezekiel group had a wonderful dinner last night at das Weiner Restaurant, zum Leupold. Several of us ordered edelweiss beer and, of course, Wienerschnitzel, “Vienna Cutlet.” Very tasy! 

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The publishers are set up all around the cloister that circles the main inner courtyard of the University Hauptgebӓude.

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Monday, July 07, 2014

2014 ISBL: Vienna, Austria

Last night we had the opening plenary session and reception of the 2014 International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. I'm here in Vienna, Austria for the first time. It is a truly wonderful city.

Here is a photo of the University of Vienna. The Building is the Hauptgebӓude, where most all of the papers will be given, including mine:

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Below is the magnificent Festsaal of Vienna’s Rathaus (City Hall). I took the shot last night at the SBL Opening Reception by Invitation of the Mayer of Vienna.

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Friday, April 25, 2014

“The Thrones of David’s Dynasty,” Psalm 122:5

 

In Hebrew Poetry today we looked at a nice archaeological illustration from the Tel Dan excavations of Psalm 122:5, “Indeed, the leaders sit there on thrones and make legal decisions, on the thrones of the house of David.” (Click images to enlarge.)

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