Monthly Archives: September 2007

Reminder to Nominate Posts for the Next Biblical Studies Carnival

Tim Bulkeley is busy preparing the upcoming Biblical Studies Carnival, among other things. It should show up at his Sansblogue next week sometime. If you have read some interesting blog posts that relate to academic biblical studies, please nominate them … Continue reading

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Alter on the Psalms

Slate has an interesting article by Robert Alter, entitled “Psalm Springs: How I translated the Bible’s most poetic book,” in which discusses his just-released translation of the Psalter: The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary by Robert Alter W. … Continue reading

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The Death of Blogs?

The Christianity Today blog uploaded a post yesterday entitled “The Death of Blogs” where Ted Olson muses on the demise of blogging in general and “God-blogging” in particular. He points to some recent research showing evidence of widespread “blog burnout.” … Continue reading

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God’s Word in Human Words with Dr. Kenton Sparks

Tomorrow evening I will be picking up Dr. Kenton Sparks at the airport. He is the speaker for Taylor University College’s “Faith & Culture Conference” which runs Thursday and Friday of this week. The title of this year’s conference is … Continue reading

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Back from the Depths

OK, I know I keep saying I will get back to regular blogging. This time I (hopefully) mean it! I have been swamped with the beginning of the semester things like writing syllabi, updating course webpages, and — perhaps the … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival XXI is online at Abnormal Interests

Duane Smith has uploaded Biblical Studies Carnival XXI over at his abnormally interesting blog, Abnormal Interests. Duane’s blog is always interesting (in an abnormal way) and he has done a great job highlighting academic biblical studies in the blogosphere for … Continue reading

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