Monthly Archives: April 2011

Poetry Woman: Phoebe Snow

Phoebe Snow passed away today.  She was a bluesy jazz singer and songwriter. I met her in Portland, Oregon late one night in 1977. I had stopped at the downtown Holiday Inn to grab a cup of coffee after a … Continue reading

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Easter Thoughts

Today is Holy Saturday. We are in the grave with Jesus so we neither eat nor drink awaiting the rising of the Son. During this time I have been translating Chinese from the Luoyong Pillar discovered in 2006 in China. … Continue reading

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Holy Week Pics

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Easter

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Five Reasons the Luoyang Pillar is not Nestorian

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Books and publications

Publications by Dale A. Johnson (Books are available through Amazon.com, Lulu.com/barhanna, and other fine retailers) Peer Reviewed Articles: Did Saint Benedict Know of the Rule of Rabbula? Johnson, Dale A. // Cistercian Studies Quarterly; 2002, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p27 Oriental Christian Contributions … Continue reading

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Syriac and Chinese Names on the Xian-Fu Stone

Syriac Names on the Xian-Fu Stone There are 77  Syriac names inscribed on the Xian-Fu Stone. Seven are titled clergy and 70 are in the main lists.   The big discovery is that the Chinese names that follow are often … Continue reading

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