Monthly Archives: October 2005

Alms for the Poor…

My blog is worth $0.00. How much is your blog worth? Loren Rosson III discovered today that his blog is worthless! (I’ve suspected as much for some time! 😉 As it turns out, my blog is also worthless! Bummer… I … Continue reading

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Edmonton Area Academic Events

There are a number of Edmonton area academic events relating to religious studies coming up this fall that I am either involved in or have caught my interest. If you are in the Edmonton area, you may want to catch … Continue reading

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Jesus Junk and Christian Kitsch, Volume 4 – What is Kitsch?

I’ve been asked by some readers “What is ‘Kitsch’?” In this post I will attempt to define it, or more accurately, I will show some ways that it has been used in the discussion of religion & popular culture. I … Continue reading

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Back on Track (I hope!)

I hope I won’t regret this post indicating that I hope to be back on track in regards to my blogging! We have settled into our new abode to a degree that I hope I can actually get some other … Continue reading

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CSBS Ancient Historiography Seminar / Conférence antique d’historiographie

At the May 2005 meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies / Société canadienne des Études bibliques (CSBS/SCÉB) in London, ON, the membership approved a three-year renewable seminar on ancient historiography. The Ancient Historiography Seminar / Conférence antique d’historiographie … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (11 October 2005)

The Review of Biblical Literature for this week is a bit sparse, though there are some noteworthy books under review. Based on the positive review, David Carr’s work looks quite facinating. From a comparative study of the educational curriculum of … Continue reading

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Things I Thank God For… (Canadian Thanksgiving)

Today was Canadian Thanksgiving. Besides getting together with my extended family, I was working hard painting our duplex and getting it ready for renters (As I have posted, we have just moved into a new house. We are keeping our … Continue reading

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Emerging from the Boxes…

Mental Note: In the future, don’t move into a new house during the beginning part of a semester. OK, so we are emerging from the boxes and some rooms are actually partially set up, including my home office. Despite the … Continue reading

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