Category Archives: University

Christianity, Qumran and a relationship of Assimilation- An Essay

Note: This is an essay I recently completed for my university unit on the Dead Sea Scrolls. It was a fascinating subject and highly recommend it if you enjoy Ancient History. Since Solomon Schechter first discovered The Damascus Document in … Continue reading

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The female werewolf and her shaggy suffragette sisters

    This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Jazmina Cininas, Lecturer in Fine Art, Printmaking, RMIT University – Check out her incredible artwork here on her website As Melbourne lights up for tomorrow’s White Night … Continue reading

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Rare coin from King Antiochus’s rule discovered in Jerusalem

I’m currently studying The Dead Sea Scrolls as a part of my university degree and one of the areas of the Second Temple Period we cover is to do with King Antiochus and the Maccabean revolt. It was such a … Continue reading

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Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises

Original article by Felicity Strong on The Conversation Visitors to the Otsuka Museum in Japan are offered the chance to see through time. Two life-sized copies of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper are hung on opposing walls, one showing it … Continue reading

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Purging daily demons: what’s behind the popularity of exorcisms?

At the moment I am working on a new book about a Melbourne Exorcist and I’m being inundated by surprisingly current research on the matter. The following is an article written by Joseph P. Laycock , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, … Continue reading

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Theories on the Enduring Power of Myth

Myth is defined as being a traditional or sacred story, the latter essentially distinguishes “myth from other forms of narrative such as folktales, which are ordinarily secular and fictional,”[1] however whether or not these stories are universal or only culturally … Continue reading

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Writing Catch Ups and What Nots

Hi Everyone Long time no chat. I have had a crazy couple of weeks so I thought I’d drop in and debrief on all the stuff thats going on. I feel bad for not being around so much but the … Continue reading

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