Monthly Archives: October 2009

Bono and the Edge Listened to Me: U2 is Coming to Edmonton!

In my sad post lamenting the fact that Edmonton was not among the first North American cities for the U2360° Tour, I begged Bono and the Edge (sorry Larry and Adam, but I didn’t think you had the pull) to … Continue reading

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Get Off Your Butts and Nominate Posts Today!

We’re in the second half of the month and every responsible biblioblogger should be nominating posts for Biblical Studies Carnival XLVII, which will be held over at Kevin Scull’s Paul of Tarsus blog. It will highlight posts relating to academic … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Saul and His Regnal Formula

Claude Mariottini caught me in an inadvertent historical “error” (or is it an error? it is accurate according to the MT) when he noticed my reference to King Saul’s “two year” reign in my post, “Saul: The King Who Should … Continue reading

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Calling All Chronicles Scholars – 2010 Ancient Historiography Seminar

The call for papers for the 2010 sessions of the Ancient Historiography Seminar of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies has been released.  The theme for 2010 is “The Book of Chronicles and Early Second Temple Historiography.” The last quarter-century … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments meets Sparta!?

20th Century Fox has announced that they will be remaking The Ten Commandments in the style of “300“! I am not sure of what to make of this. “300” was a visually stunning — if not ultra violent — film, … Continue reading

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Winner Needed!

So I haven’t heard anything from visitor number 500,000 from Oakville Ontario, so now the free book will go to visitor number 499,999 who hearkens from Boulder, Colorado and visited early in the morning last Saturday 3 October. If that … Continue reading

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500,000 And Going (kind of) Strong

This blog has now reached over 500,000 readers and is (kind of) going strong. I imagine that I would have hit 500,000 a lot sooner if I somehow managed to avoid the blogging lulls over the years. I’m hoping I … Continue reading

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My Top Three Bible Films

There is a meme going around on Top Three Bible Films started by Matt over at Broadcast Depth (I noticed it over at Mike Kok’s blog, The Golden Rule). I figured since I am lecturing this week on Religious films  … Continue reading

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