The Iliad

I finally got around to reading Homer’s Iliad after years of reading little segments here and there.  It is an interesting story about the war between the Greek city-states and Troy over the abduction of […]

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Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual

I just finished reading Walter Burkert’s Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual.  Burkert is one of the top scholars in the field and anything by him is good.  This a fairly technical book […]

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Sources for the Study of Greek Religion

I encounter a lot of claims about the relationship between Greco-Roman religion and Christianity.  This is a valid question and must be taken seriously.  However, all too often people rely upon summary statements by highly […]

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Hellenistic Influence and the Resurrection

I have just had a new article published, this time in the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism and you can read it here.  This is a surprising article for me in some ways.  My […]

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