Monthly Archives: December 2005

Happy New Year — Qohelet Style

As we enter a new year (for those of us following the Gregorian calendar at least!), I would like to wish readers of Codex all the best in the new year. One of the biblical books that I read at … Continue reading

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Things you would never believe… US Plans to Invade Canada (circa 1935)

OK, it’s not April Fool’s Day and it was in the Washington Post, but I still find it difficult to believe! According to the aforementioned newspaper (HT Brad Boydston), the United States of America had battle plans produced in the … Continue reading

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Second Annual Ralphies – First Annual Codex Edition (Best of 2005)

Welcome to the Second Annual Ralphies — First Annual Codex Edition. Following the example of Ed Cook, a number of bloggers, including Rick Brannan, Joe Cathey, and Loren Rosson, and “Targuman” (a new blog I found through Ed’s), have been … Continue reading

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Jesus Junk and Christian Kitsch 5 – Special Kitschmas Holiday Edition

It’s has been a while since I posted an edition of “Jesus Junk and Christian Kitsch,” so I thought a special holiday edition would be appropriate! Now, you may be thinking that Christmas may be an easy target for a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I would like to wish all of my readers a merry Christmas (and if you don’t observe Christmas, I wish you a happy holiday season!). Since I will be busy the next couple days cooking Christmas dinner for my extended … Continue reading

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New Email List for Biblical Studies: biblicalia

Kevin Edgecomb has created a new email list for those interested in discussing academic biblical studies called biblicalia. This list is a companion piece to his relatively new blog biblicalia. For more information about this new discussion list you can … Continue reading

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Syntactical Searches in the Hebrew Bible with Logos

The Logos Bible Software Blog has an interesting post on performing syntactical searches in the Hebrew Bible with their AndersenĂ¢â‚¬?Forbes Analyzed Text of the Hebrew Bible (A-F) database. Unfortuantly, A-F is only currently available as part of their Logos 3.0 … Continue reading

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Blogiquette: Taming the Tongue (On Blogs)

Ben Witherington offers some excellent guidance on blog posting etiquette (“blogiquette” anyone? How’s that for a neologism!). He proffers a rudimentary set of rules for bloggers to consider before they post: On Speaking Privately in Public — on Blogs Here … Continue reading

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The Mother of All U2 Quizzes: 30 Questions for those who have ears to hear

David Buckna, a freelance writer who produces a regular column entitled The Pop Gospel, has put together a tough quiz on the Irish Rock Band U2 — a band that I have been known to listen to on occasion (on … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust…

At my wife’s beckoning, I had to take a quick break from my marking (have I mentioned how much I love marking…) to clear the corpse of a mouse from a trap. Mouse number three has felt the cold hard … Continue reading

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