The Gumbe

July 28, 2020

Remembering John Lewis (1940-2020)

In Honor and Memory of John Lewis (1940-2020), eloquent interpreter of American Scriptures and Founding Figure of the Modern World (in which Black Lives Matter):
July 16, 2020

#BlackScholarsMatter

Registration for the #BlackScholarsMatter Symposium is now open. The symposium will be open to all, SBL members and colleagues in the wider guild. Please note that registration link is unique to a specific session and each is limited to 1000 registrations. To attend both sessions, […]
June 4, 2020

American Constantine

June 2, 2020 “Ah, Constantine, how much evil you gave birth to, not in your conversion, but in that Donation.” So wrote Dante (Inferno, Canto 19) in the fourteenth century about the fabrication, the “fake news,” that helped consolidate and justify the worldly power of […]
February 13, 2020

In Memoriam – Charles H. Long

We have lost a dear friend and wonderful supporter of ISS. Charles H. Long was a distinguished scholar of religions reassessing the intellectual terrain for many others to probe and articulate the field. He took keen interest in the work of the ISS and participated […]