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She is the author of Having Men for Dinner: Deadly Banquets and Biblical Women and The Power of Disorder: Ritual Themes in Mark’s Passion Narrative, as well as various articles on Hebrew Bible and New Testament topics. The academic study of religion provides the student with the methodological orientation necessary to comprehend the central beliefs, ethical practices, ritual systems, and social institutions of diverse religious traditions in their historic, contemporary and global contexts. Some wonder if this accusation was made on the grounds that Smith himself was a known homosexual, and had a well-established reputation as a sharp-witted cynic.[30] In 2005, writer Stephen Carlson published the book The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark, where he spells out his case that Morton Smith, himself, was both the author and the scribe of Mar Saba manuscript.[31] When Carlson examined the photographs supplied by Smith, he claimed to observe a "forger's tremor."[32] Thus, according to Carlson the letters had not actually been written at all, but drawn with shaky pen lines and with lifts of the pen in the middle of strokes.

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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2014 edition (August 20, 2014)

ISBN: 1137382694

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