Monthly Archives: April 2006

Long Time, No Blog…

Sorry everyone. I’ve been busy with end-of-term grading and other responsibilities and haven’t found the time or energy to blog lately. I am submitting the last of my grades today, so regular blogging should resume shortly!

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Ancient Historiography Seminar / Groupe de Travail sur l’Historiographie Ancienne – CSBS Programme (30 May 2006)

As a member of the Steering Committee of the Ancient Historiography Seminar in the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, I am pleased to report that the programme for our inaugural sessions is now available. Here is a the schedule for … Continue reading

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Congratulations to James K. Aitken!

Finally! I have a winner! My 41,000th visitor is none other than Dr. Jim K. Aitken, Teaching Fellow in Hebrew and Aramaic at University of Cambridge. He is a specialist in Second Temple Judaism, Septuagint, and Greek and Hebrew Lexicography. … Continue reading

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Easter, Grace, and U2

I’d be in big trouble if Karma was going to finally be my judge. I’d be in deep ship. It doesn’t excuse my mistakes, but I’m holding out for Grace. I’m holding out that Jesus took my sins onto the … Continue reading

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41,000 Please Step Forward…

Now perhaps we will have a winner… the 41,000 visitor to my blog is from Cambridge, England. The individual visited Codex at 9:51:25 am (my time), 4:51:25 pm (Cambridge time). If you think you are that person, please email me … Continue reading

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I Really Want to Give Away a Book! 41,000th Visitor will Win!

OK, I have officially given up on visitor number 40, 444! So, visitor number 41,000 will win. It should happen today (Wednesday 12 April 2006) sometime, so if you are reading this, who knows, you may be the winner!

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Visitor 40,444, Who Are You?

Congratulations! Today (Sunday 9 April 2006) at 6:17 pm Edmonton time, my 40,444th visitor visited Codex Blogspot. The reader was from Glendale, Arizona. If you think it was you, then email me at codex [at] biblical-studies [dot] com and let … Continue reading

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One Year Blogiversary

One year ago today at 3:38 pm I published my first blog post. I’m not sure why I started a blog. One of my former students and friend Ken Ristau had mentioned his blog and I had looked at it … Continue reading

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D’oh! 40,000th Visitor is Lost! New Contest for 40, 444th Visitor.

D’OH! I am so sorry! OK, let me explain. My wife left yesterday to go to Indonesia for business (she works in international adoptions), so I am single-parenting it for a week. As it turns out, I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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“Tell-A-Friend about Codex” Contest Winner

I apologize that I didn’t get around to announcing this earlier (I’m not sure what I was thinking when I said I would announce the winner on my actual birthday! I ended up being a bit busy!), but I have … Continue reading

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