I learn from Paleojudaica that epigraphist Christopher Rollston has resigned from his post at Emmanuel Christian Seminary. In this he has acted quite properly; the views he espoused cannot be compatible with the post he held.
Instead he has accepted a post at George Washington University. When I opened the website for this institution, I was confronted with a large picture of a demonstration (poster: “four more years” and an Obama campaign logo) and the text, “At GW, politics is not a spectator sport”. I fear that it must be very politically correct, and pretty intolerant of any deviation from orthodoxy. But of course everyone must earn a living, and GWU has done rightly to offer him a post.
Let us wish Dr Rollston all the best at what must be a more congenial, if less tolerant, location. In particular he states:
During my time at George Washington University, I will also be completing my monograph (tentatively) entitled “Forging History: A History of Epigraphic Forgeries from Antiquity to the Modern Period,” …
Such a work should be of wide interest!