Neopublishing, FOSOTT and gateway sites

Isn’t it exciting that at last there might be movement in the direction of a really simple and significant piece of what AKMA neatly neologises as “neopublishing“! By now you know that it all started with a twit that was published on Brooke’s Facebook page (see his blog Anumma for the belated expression of this […]

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Children or sons: a question of translation (and therefore culture)

In one of my classes I was asked about translation, so I was delighted to see Susanne’s post Adoption of children: the NRSV and the ESV it deals carefully and clearly with a translation issue whose cultural implications are thorny and it involves both originator and receptor cultures. Do look at it :)

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Soul Bar and Bistro: Cuisine – Villa Maria Restaurant of the Year

Soul Bar & Bistro Viaduct Harbour, ph: 09-356 7249, soulbar.co.nz Lunch & dinner 7 days  (5-31 July) $70 Entrée Smoked salmon with salsa verde & toasted sourdough Main Jerusalem artichoke  risotto with truffle, parmesan  & a poached egg OR roasted Harmony pork chop, Puy lentils, silverbeet & apple purée Dessert Tamarillo brulée OR Kaimai Creamy […]

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Prego: Cuisine – Villa Maria Restaurant of the Year Competition

Prego 226 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby, ph: 09-376 3095, prego.co.nz Lunch and dinner 7 days $65 Menu: Entrée Crispy skin pork belly  & pistachio nut roulade on  peppered beetroot & spinach with peach aïoli with Villa  Maria Single Vineyard Omahu Gravels Viognier 2007 Main Pan-roasted duck breast, vanilla mashed yams, sautéed cavalo nero, tamarillo compote  & […]

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Lament, complaint or confession: Prophets and “their” books

Brooke commented on my post Did Jeremiah confess? Or: Laments, complaints & confessions? There’s a somewhat analogous issue in Dan 9:4b-19, with the pious deuteronomistic prayer that contrasts theologically and ideologically with the apocalyptic narrative framework. The scholarship has move over time from: a) those who deny the issue (“Daniel wrote it, there’s no contrast, […]

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