Posts by Nele Diekmann

Nele Diekmann studied Assyriology and Comparative Religious Studies in Heidelberg, Cambridge [UK] and Berlin. She was a fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of British Art, the German Historical Insitute London and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. In 2015, she was awarded a PhD in Assyriology for her work on the history of deciphering cuneiform and the epistemic importance of notebooks in decipherment. After working in scientific publishing, in 2017 she co-founded HistoriCity, an agency for cultural content production and consultancy.

Religion & Theology

P.S. There is no Bible 1.0

As no one would probably argue against the fact that the copyists and editors of these holy texts were themselves very much human, how can we be so sure they picked the “right” ones? Perhaps we are missing out on some important thoughts?

Religion & Theology

P.S. There is no Bible 1.0

While we’re rapidly approaching the third decade of the 21st century, the world seems weirdly out of whack. A postmodern plurality of everything – lifestyles, identities, interpretations of the world we live in – has led to an unprecedented degree of both personal freedom and a general uneasy feeling of uncertainty. This is the tightrope between boon and bane that members of modern Western society have to walk. Our uncertainty pertains to all aspects of life: Whom should I love? How do I raise my children? What makes me a good person? What should I do with my life?

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