Monthly Archives: May 2005

CSBS Monday Report

There was another excellent Hebrew Bible session Monday morning. I had the honor of hearing papers from two former students (Ken Ristau and Tim Goltz) who are both in doctoral programs (Ken at Penn State and Tim at McGill). Here … Continue reading

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CSBS Sunday Report

The first day of meetings of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies were held on Sunday. Here are some highlights. Hebrew Bible Session Highlights The papers in this first session were excellent, IMHO. Here are my thoughts on select papers: … Continue reading

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Canadian Society of Biblical Studies Annual Meeting

The Canadian Society of Biblical Studies begins its 2005 annual meetings later this morning in London, Ontario. I am set up in my dorm room with hi-speed internet, so I figured I would highlight some of the upcoming sessions relating … Continue reading

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Minor Update to my "Old Testament on Film" pages

I have made some relatively minor updates and additions to my Old Testament on Film pages based on Herbert Verreth’s manuscript De Oudheid in Film, Fimografie (2003). The changes primarily consist of including some missing directors for silent films as … Continue reading

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Resisting the Dark Side of the Force (or, Yipee! I have a "new" Macintosh!)

In my heart of hearts I am a Macintosh user and I always will be. My first computer (bought in 1987) was a Macintosh SE with two double-sided 800K floppies — and I paid more for it than I have … Continue reading

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Queen Esther on the Big Screen Yet Again!

Peter Chattaway has a note on his blog about an upcoming film based on the biblical book of Esther: One Night With the King, starring Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif (due out later this year). Chattaway further notes a few … Continue reading

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New Section on the Old Testament on Film Uploaded

I have uploaded a new section on The Old Testament on Film to my site (This is the first installment of pages for my Religion & Popular Culture section). In these pages I have listed over 110 films based on … Continue reading

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Good First Impressions: Stuttgart Electronic Study Bible

I just received my copy of the Stuttgart Electronic Study Bible (SESB), and let’s just say that so far I am very impressed. The SESB is a must-have addition to Logos Bible Software for students and scholars of the Bible. … Continue reading

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Tutoring Services Available!

I don’t think I’ve seen anyone blog on this little bit of “news” yet, but it appears that Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman has been studying the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. According to various news reports, the 37-year-old has hired Dr. Robert … Continue reading

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