Reader’s Mailbag on Virgin Birth: 10/29/15

 

Many thanks to everyone who responded to my queries about how we could make the Blog better.  I received some very good ideas, and one in particular that I want to implement, starting with this post.  That involves a weekly Reader’s Mailbag. 

I get a lot of questions each week, and usually can only devote an occasional post to them.  Otherwise, all I can do is give a one-sentence or so response in my Comments.   But the idea that several ...

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Future Books

QUESTION:

I’m curious to know of future projects you have in mind after you complete your commentary on 2nd century gospels.

RESPONSE:

As I’ve indicated on this blog before, I try to alternate the kinds of books I write.  Most scholars don’t do it that way.  I have friends – my closest friends in the field, in fact – who want only to do scholarship and nothing else, and so they write scholarly monograph after scholarly monograph.  This is ...

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The Next Trade Book: Jews and Christians

QUESTION:

I was wondering if someday you will write a book on the rise of anti-Judaism in early Christian circles ?  If you were to write such a book, what would the title and the subtitle be ?

RESPONSE:

As it turns out, that is indeed to be the topic of my next trade book, which I plan to write in a couple of years.  As I have said on this blog before, I try to alternate the kinds ...

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