It seems that this is becoming a tradition. The bibliobloggers of the world who are attending ASOR/SBL in Atlanta, will meet together Sunday night. The information about the meeting was posted by Dr. Robert Cargill here.
I don’t think I will be able to make it to this one, but I may try to meet the rest of the bloggers on Monday (22nd). John Hobbins is making arrangements for those who cannot make it on Sunday night at the SEAR restaurant in the Marriott Marquis at 11:45 am.
Bibliobloggers of the world UNITE! 🙂
Jesus as the Messiah – Luke 4:16-21
I continue with some useful insights from Dr. Peter Flint about the DSS and the New Testament. It is well known that Jesus read from the prophet Isaiah (chapter 61) when he went to the Synagogue in Nazareth on the Sabbath day (see Luke 4:16 to 21). He reads from Isaiah 61:1-2:
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read. And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written,
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim goodnews to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering ofsight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year ofthe Lord’s favor.” (more…)