Monthly Archives: February 2007

Approaching 150,000 — Time to Give Away A Free Book!

OK, I know that the last time I tried this it didn’t work (the person never claimed their prize), but if anything I am persistent! As this blog approaches its 150,000th visitor (all I can say is “wow, thanks for … Continue reading

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Snowed Under…

Wow… I figured I better post something so people don’t think I have went the way of the dodo! I am snowed under finishing a couple reports for Taylor University College’s five-year accreditation review. I should be finished them tomorrow … Continue reading

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CT’s Top Ten Films of 2006

Last week I posted on Christianity Today’s 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2006 — a list which I wasn’t terribly impressed with. This week they have released their Critics’ Choice Awards for the Top 10 Films of 2006. This list … Continue reading

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A Macintosh Reality Check?

I use both a Windows-PC and a Macintosh every day, but in my heart of heats I am a Macintosh devotee. My brother, who is a Windows nerd and knows my love for Macs, sent me a link to an … Continue reading

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Ultimate Bible Quiz

Gee… I’m so smart! I took the “Ultimate Bible Quiz” and got 100%! (Of course, as a professor of biblical studies, if I took the test and didn’t get 100% I probably wouldn’t advertise it on my blog!!) You know … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival XIV Online at Thoughts on Antiquity

Chris Weimer has uploaded Biblical Studies Carnival XIV over at Thoughts on Antiquity. Chris has done a great job summarizing posts related to academic biblical studies in the month of January 2007. I encourage you to take a gander at … Continue reading

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“Lord” in the NT and in Modern Translations

David Ker over at Lingamish has a series of posts on the Greek word kurios, “Lord” (κύÏ?ιος) in the New Testament. The first post introduces the series, while the second examines the relationship between the kurios and the slave. The … Continue reading

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Goldingay on Psalms and Other Commentary Updates

I’ve added a few new commentaries in the Wisdom & Psalms section of my OT Commentary Survey. One commentary that I want to single out among the updates is John Goldingay’s superb volume on Psalms 1-41: Goldingay, John. Psalms, Volume … Continue reading

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