Month: January 2016

Coptic and Syriac on the early WWW

I’m working now on an article about early Coptic and Syriac on the web.  Websites from the 1990s and very early 2000s.  I’m interested in how these sites functioned as digital cultural heritage sites and […]

RBL, SBL, and the future of digital scholarship

I had a long phone conversation Wednesday morning with John Kutsko, executive director of the Society of Biblical Literature, about my letter regarding the decision to make the Review of Biblical Literature a resource available only […]

SBL, RBL, and thanks

I sent my letter in to the RBL and SBL last night. Thank you so much to everyone who read it and shared it. I am especially grateful to folks like Rebecca Lesses, Chuck Jones, […]

Dear SBL:  A Paywall Will Bring Neither Prestige nor Progress

The Bryn Mawr Classical Review and the Review of Biblical Literature (RBL) are my first stops for information about new or new-to-me books in biblical studies or late antiquity.  I do not work at an institution […]