Monthly Archives: February 2006

Biblical Studies Carnival III – Call for Submissions

The call for submissions to Biblical Studies Carnival III has been posted by Rick Brannan at ricoblog. You may email submissions to biblical_studies_carnival [AT] hotmail.com or enter it via the submission form provided by Blog Carnival here. I would also … Continue reading

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Essential Films for Theologians: The “Director’s Cut”

Ben Myers over at Faith and Theology had asked me to contribute an entry on film to his “Essential… for Theologians” series. I was honoured to be asked and have spent some time formulating my list. My original list may … Continue reading

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Send A Scholar to Camp Israel

OK, there must be some people who read my blog who have been blessed with some extra money. If you feel so led, I encourage you to head on over to Ken Ristau’s blog and read about his fund raising … Continue reading

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Jesus is Way Cool! (Or, “The Green Day Ab Workout Jesus”)

I recognize that each generation will conceive of God and Jesus in ways that reflect their culture. That being said, I can’t help but think that the following magazine cover is somehow just wrong. This “Jesus” reminds me of Billie … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival – Hosting Thank You

I wanted to say a public “thank you” for all of the positive feedback I have received for hosting Biblical Studies Carnival II. I really enjoyed putting it together. In turn, I would like to thank the following individuals who … Continue reading

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U2 – The Clear Highlight of the Grammy Awards

Despite the fact that tonight’s Grammy Awards were too long, too glitzy, too excessive, and too self-absorbed (come on — it’s only music!), I was pleased to see Irish rock band U2 clean up with a total of five awards. … Continue reading

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Love Poetry for Biblical Literalists

Since Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, I figured I would provide some biblical love poetry for any young men who may be out there (I also figured since Jim West showed a picture of his ideal woman, I would too!). … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (6 February 2006)

This week’s Review of Biblical Literature is kind of sparse. Judging from the reviews I read, I’m not sure there will be much I will run out and buy! (How’s that for a ringing endorsement!). There are a couple more … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Software News & Notes

While I have been busy with the Biblical Studies Carnival and teaching various courses, there has been a number developments in the area of biblical studies software that are noteworthy: BibleWorks 7.0. The long-awaited upgrade to BibleWorks was announced near … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival II

Welcome to the second Biblical Studies Carnival! Whether you want to call them biblioblogs or just blogs, what is certain is that Biblical Studies is alive and well in the blogosphere. From cuneiform to creation, the Dead Sea Scrolls to … Continue reading

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