Recently it was my privilege to present a short paper at the Pacific Coast regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, which took place not far from Disneyland, at the campus of Hope International University. I was exceedingly nervous, and felt underprepared in a room filled with researchers, professional educators, and other intensely-interested specialists…. Read more »
Based on my long-term relationship with the Apocalypse and research conducted at UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union, I’ve written a short commentary on Revelation called “The Apocalyptic Gospel: Mystery, Revelation, and Common Sense.” It discusses these issues and more at greater length, with thorough reference to a wide array of academic and religious authorities. I… Read more »
Now available for preview and download, you can sample the first chapter of “The Apocalyptic Gospel” from Apocryphile Press for free!
I feel weird admitting that I love John’s Apocalypse. Everyone knows that crazy people love the Apocalypse, and I don’t want people to know I’m a crazy person. So it seems reckless to openly admit to a lifelong fascination with the strangest book of the Bible. But when push comes to shove, I really do love the… Read more »
It’s hard to describe how enormously gratifying it is to hold a print copy of (what I hope is just) my first book. But it’s true: The Apocalyptic Gospel: Mystery, Revelation, and Common Sense is now available for purchase (though we are still preparing the Kindle edition). There are a lot of people… Read more »