Archive for January, 2015

Alexander McCaul on Prophecy

January 13, 2015 Comments off

Alexander McCaul D.D. (1799–1863) was Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament Exegesis at King’s College, London, and Prebendary of St. Paul’s. He was the author of an essay on prophecy, published as Essay III in: AIDS TO FAITH; edited by William Thomson. [JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, LONDON. 1870. pp. 81-132.]

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Daniel Katterns on the miracle of Joshua

January 5, 2015 Comments off

Daniel Katterns was the author of a critique on a paper by J. von Gumpach: ON THE MIRACLE OF JOSHUA,  [The Journal of sacred literature, ed. by J. Kitto. vol 3. 1949. pp. 136-151.

Both articles have the same title. Katterns’ critique appears in: The Journal of Sacred Literature, C. Cox, vol V, 1851. pp. 209-222.

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A. Y. Collins on Daniel 8

January 4, 2015 Comments off

In her book “Cosmology and Eschatology in Jewish and Christian Apoocalypticism”  Adela Yarbro Collins wrote referring to Daniel chapter 8:

[BRILL, 2000
p. 59-60.]

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E. S. Gruen on Antiochus IV and the Jews

January 2, 2015 Comments off

Erich S. Gruen, the author of “Hellenism and Persecution: Antiochus IV and the Jews,” considered theories of scholars about the reasons Antiochus IV may have had for imposing his notorious hellenisation policies upon the Jews, although under previous Seleucid rule, the Jews had been treated with favour. Gruen’s paper is included in “Hellenistic History and Culture,” edited by Peter Green. [Green, Peter, editor. Hellenistic History and Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1993.

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