Jerome on Forcing the Scriptures

These instances have been just touched upon by me (the limits of a letter forbid a more discursive treatment of them) to convince you that in the Holy Scriptures you can make no progress unless you have a guide to show you the way. I say nothing of the knowledge of grammarians, rhetoricians, philosophers, geometricians,Continue reading “Jerome on Forcing the Scriptures”

Pre-Raphaelite Art

I have only just become aware that The Delaware Art Musem has placed online a site which very nearly renders me speechless (or typingless, to be sure): The Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Collection of Pre-Raphaelite Art. The collection houses the largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite art outside of England, but art in its widest sense,Continue reading “Pre-Raphaelite Art”

Waiting for the Typhoon

A middle-class district. The hammers tapping All day, and all the radios talking of so many Metres per second, and all the aerials flapping. Cans and candles have vanished from the shops. The price of timber, for boarding the windows, Has gone up and up. The tapping never stops. The worst since—when was it? OhContinue reading “Waiting for the Typhoon”

Bible Study Magazine

Some time ago I was sent a review copy of the inaugural issue (November/December 2008) of Bible Study Magazine, a print magazine published by Logos Bible Software (ISSN 1945-0923). Here, finally, is my review. First, let’s focus on the physical aspects. This is not a very thick magazine, consisting as it does of 49 pagesContinue reading “Bible Study Magazine”