Monthly Archives: November 2005

Introducing Bob Derrenbacker…

My good friend Bob Derrenbacker — or is should that be Rev. Dr. Robert Derrenbacker, Jr.? — has entered the blogosphere with his new eponymous blog, “Bob’s Blog” (Gee, I think that was the first time I used “eponymous” outside … Continue reading

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The Edmonton Eskimos – 2005 Grey Cup Champions

Go Esks Go! This afternoon the Edmonton Eskimos defeated the Montreal Alouettes 38-35 to win the 93rd Grey Cup. The game was a nail biter with Edmonton winning in overtime by a field goal. Even though Ricky Ray — Edmonton’s … Continue reading

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U2 and Psalm 40

The Wichita Eagle has an interesting — albeit brief — article by Phil Kloer on how U2 balances music and faith. Here are some excerpts: The song has been sung at almost every concert U2 has played on this American … Continue reading

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Biblioblogger Seal of Approval

In the light of the recent discussion by Jim West, Mark Goodacre, Jim Davila, Rick Brannan, Stephen C. Carlson, Tim Bulkeley, Paul Nikkel, and the mysterious female “Pligrim” (sorry if I missed anyone, you obviously weren’t on my “a-list” of … Continue reading

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Biblical Scholars and Genesis One

Some of my students are quite intrigued to learn that the reasons I question young earth creationism are not scientific, but are actually biblical. Along a similar vein Mark Zvi Brettler has a well-written op/ed piece dealing with understanding Genesis … Continue reading

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Petition/Advertisement regarding the Treatment of Prof. Hanan Eshel

As many of my readers would be aware, I have tried to cover the events surrounding Prof. Hanan Eshel’s recovery of some ancient scroll fragments of the book of Leviticus (for more on the Leviticus fragments see my coverage here). … Continue reading

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SBL Round-Up

OK, so I wasn’t at the Society of Biblical Literature meetings in Philadelphia the last few days — but due to the excellent posts by my fellow bibliobloggers, I feel like I was there! (Truth be told, I REALLY regret … Continue reading

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Tell es-Safi Ostracon Again: New Tracing and Comments (UPDATED)

I have updated my previous tracing of the Tell es-Safi Ostracon based on the higher resolution images available at Dr. Stefan Jakob Wimmer’s excellent website (Wimmer is one of the team of archaeologists involved in the dig). N.B.: I have … Continue reading

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Bono Interview on 60 Minutes Tonight

The U2 frontman Bono is being interviewed tonight on 60 Minutes. The title of the segment is “Bono and the Christian Right.” According to the CBS website, the activist rocker tells 60 Minutes correspondent Ed Bradley that getting conservative Christians … Continue reading

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Biblical Software for the Macintosh News & Notes

Accordance Updates and New Releases As already mentioned by Ken Ristau, Rubén Gómez, and Danny Zacharias, OakTree Software has released version 6.9 of Accordance, as well as three noteworthy packages: Die Mac Studienbibel CD-Rom. While not as complete as the … Continue reading

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