Monthly Archives: September 2006

Where’s Jesus? Ask Jimmy Kimmel…

According to Jimmy Kimmel, “Jesus really is everywhere!” (And I thought he was Jewish!) Just the other night Jimmy Kimmel had a special clip about Jesus sightings called “Where’s Jesus?” It was rather funny — there have been sightings of … Continue reading

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I’m Cool… Really (Nerd Test Shatter my Ego)

Well, I decided to take the nerd test to demonstrate to the masses just how cool I am (Of course I’m cool — I like U2 and Mac Computers). But, alas, I too am a nerd… but at least I … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival X Call for Submissions

Just a quick reminder that Biblical Studies Carnival X — the big number ten! — will be hosted by Phil Harland over at Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean during the first week of October 2006. His call for submissions may … Continue reading

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This is really funny…

This is really funny. Beware of little old ladies… (HT Looking Closer Journal) Tags: Humour

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Special Lecture Series by Dr. David M. Gunn

Dr. David M. Gunn will be visiting Edmonton for the next couple weeks through a grant from the University of Alberta’s EFF Distinguished Visitor Fund. The Program in Religious Studies at the University of Alberta is hosting a series of … Continue reading

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Latest in the Dead Sea Discoveries

I just had a chance to see the July 2006 volume of Dead Sea Discoveries (Volume 13, Issue 2). There are a number of interesting articles in it, especially the ones on “David’s Compositions” and the Qumran cemetery. The contents … Continue reading

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Logos for Mac Delayed (Again)

As one who has been wondering about the development of Logos Bible Software for Macintosh (see previous posts here and here), I wasn’t entirely surprised to receive an email from Bob Pritchett yesterday explaining the long delay. As it turns … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss Learns Greek

My previous post, “Abbott and Costello Learn Hebrew,” seems to have been a hit, so I thought I would post a reading that I use when I teach Koine Greek. This has its origins in my days as a student … Continue reading

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Abbott & Costello Learn Hebrew

I am not sure where I got this little sketch written by Rabbi Jack Moline, but I always enjoy doing it in my introductory Hebrew course in the first couple weeks of classes (I also have a Dr. Seuss Learns … Continue reading

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New U2 Single Released!

I mentioned the rumours that U2 was heading into the studio this fall here. As it turns out they released a new single already! Check it out here. (HT Looking Closer) Tags: News, Popular Culture, U2, Bono, New single

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