Monthly Archives: December 2008

History of the Daily Devotional Reading of the Bible

I am curious if anyone in the blogosphere is familiar with when the notion of daily devotional reading of the Bible for average everyday Christians became popular? When did this become the cornerstone of individual piety and spirituality? It was … Continue reading

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Hosts Needed for Biblical Studies Carnivals

I need some hosts for future Biblical Studies Carnivals. I will be doing December’s BSC, while Judy Redman will host January’s over at Judy’s research blog. I would like to have six months organized, so step up and do your … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions – Biblical Studies Carnival XXXVII

This is just a friendly reminder to submit some of your favourite posts of the month to the next Biblical Studies Carnival that will be hosted by yours truly right here at Codex. My plan is to have the 37th … Continue reading

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The End of An Era / The End of A Teaching Position

Last Wednesday I (and my colleagues) received received my six-month notice of the non-renewal of my teaching contract at Taylor University College, Edmonton, Alberta (TUC), due to “financial stringency.” Despite receiving a “pink slip” (and, no, it wasn’t even on … Continue reading

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