Scholars Are So Hip

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I read on Larry Hurtado’s blog this morning about the hoopla already brewing about the discovery of the lead codices in Jordan. Director of Jordan’s Department of Antiquities, Ziad al-Saad, is quoted as saying, “They will really match, and perhaps be more significant than, the Dead Sea Scrolls,” and “maybe the most important discovery in the history of archaeology.”

Hurtado’s response?

“Chill, dude.”

If only all scholars were so hip!

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    Scholars Can Be Snarky « Εις Δοξαν said:
    January 24, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    [...] mentioned a little while back that scholars can be hip, but they can also be snarky. I cracked open Apocalypticism in the Mediterranean World and the Near [...]

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