Monthly Archives: April 2007

Biblical Studies Carnival Featured on Blog Carnival

The Biblical Studies Carnival is the feature carnival today on Blog Carnival. The link to the latest Biblical Studies Carnival will be splashed on their homepage for the entire day. They recently added featured carnivals to highlight and acknowledge carnivals … Continue reading

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SBL Forum April 2007: Archaeology, Ignorance, and Faith

The April 2007 Society of Biblical Literature Forum has been uploaded. Once again there are many interesting articles, including an interesting piece on biblical archaeology and another on translating sentiment. I would like to especially note the article by Stephen … Continue reading

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Ancient Historiography Seminar – CSBS Program (28 May 2007)

As a member of the Steering Committee of the Ancient Historiography Seminar / Groupe de Travail sur l’Historiographie Ancienne in the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, I am pleased to report that the program for this year’s sessions is now … Continue reading

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Banning Laptops in Class?

Sounds like a good idea to me. While we got rid of our wireless Internet in our classrooms after the Christmas break (by unanimous decision of the faculty council), students still bring laptops to class. Just last week one of … Continue reading

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My Second Blogiversary

Two years ago today I decided on a whim to start a blog. Now two years and 648 posts and 856 comments later Codex Blogspot is still alive and kicking. I have had over 190,000 visitors from all over the … Continue reading

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He is Risen!

Happy Easter everyone. Tags: Easter

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A Thought for Good Friday

I am always struck by the reality that the one thing we are called to emulate as followers of Christ is Christ’s self-sacrifice. May God grant us the grace and courage to have the same mindset as our Lord and … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival XVI is online at Novum Testamentum

Brandon Wason has uploaded Biblical Studies Carnival XVI over at his blog, Novum Testamentum. I particularly appreciate this month’s Carnival since I fell off the blogging world for a couple weeks in March due to being busy teaching, among other … Continue reading

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Happy Fool’s Day!

Ah… April Fool’s Day… I have many fond memories about fooling friends on April Fool’s Day. I think one of my best pranks was giving some friends eviction notices when we were all living in student housing at the University … Continue reading

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