Author Archives: Celsus

Upcoming Interview on Hinge Podcast about Faith, Doubt, and the Historical Jesus

I have been invited to do an interview on Hinge podcast regarding the life and figure of the historical Jesus (as as well as related issues concerning the New Testament), and the topic of faith and doubt. Hinge is run by two … Continue reading

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Shifting (Some of) the Emphasis on the Blog

These last several months, starting around Fall 2016, have been a heavy spiral of thoughts, emotions, and self-reflection, which have given me a good deal of consideration into what I want to do with my career, how I want to … Continue reading

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New Patreon Page for Κέλσος and Civitas Humana

I have just created a new Patreon page for any of my readers who would like to contribute to the writing on my academic blogs, in addition to my scholarly work. Right now contributions can be made in increments of … Continue reading

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Sad News and an Update on Personal Health Recovery

I have been away from the blog for a while due to an unfortunate tragedy in my family, in addition to some personal medical treatment. Earlier this month, on Wednesday, February 15th at 3PM, my sister, Kristen Leigh Weddle, passed … Continue reading

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Where I’ve Come From, and Where I’m Going

As we start the new year I would like to share some of my thoughts and plans for both writing and activism in 2017, as well as some personal history that I have only briefly discussed on this blog before. As … Continue reading

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Presenting at the SBL Pacific Coast 2017 Regional Meeting

[Unfortunately, I was unable to present at this conference, due to scheduling issues arising from my sister’s memorial service; however, I hope to resubmit this abstract to a future conference at a later time.] I have a couple of announcements … Continue reading

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Plans for the Fall Quarter

I started the Fall quarter at UC Irvine this week, and I have an exciting announcement about my teaching assignment over the next couple months. I’ll be serving as a TA for a Religious Studies course on Western religion, focusing primarily on Judaism, … Continue reading

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