Category Archives: Blog News

Live from the SBL

Just wanted to post a quick note about the “biblioblogger” podcast over at Targuman. A handful of bloggers got together yesterday here in Washington and had a round table discussion about a number of things related to our blogs. So, … Continue reading

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Visitor 100,000 Please Stand Up!

At precisely 8:18:05 am on Friday 3 November 2006 my 100,000th visitor happened upon this blog. As I mentioned earlier, this lucky visitor gets a free book. The reader was from Jacksonville, Florida. If you think it was you, then … Continue reading

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Approaching 100,000

As I mentioned last week, in honour of reaching the 100,000 visitor mark on this blog, I am giving away a book to lucky (providential?) number 100,000. Since the magic (ordained?) number is fast approaching, I have changed the image … Continue reading

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Approaching 100,000 — Time to Give Away A Free Book!

OK, I know some bibliobloggers think contests, recognizing milestones, and other such stuff is cheesy. But I don’t care. As this blog approaches its 100,000th visitor, I want to give away a book. So here’s the deal: if you are … Continue reading

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Blog Cited in RBL Review

Bob Buller, the Editorial director for the Society of Biblical Literature, emailed me Sunday to let me know that one of my blog posts was cited in a book review for the Review of Biblical Literature. This is what Bob … Continue reading

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Acronyms and Spam Plugin Update

Since Kevin Wilson showed his, I thought I would show mine — of course I’m talking about my list of acronyms for the Acronym Replacer plugin for WordPress. My list is also incomplete, but feel free to copy and paste … Continue reading

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Comment Spam Protection — Please Test

Since switching to WordPress a number of months ago, I have been getting quite a bit of spam in the form of comments on posts. Most of the comments have been innocuous enough, but some are rather x-rated. It hasn’t … Continue reading

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60,000 Visitors and Counting!

I just noticed that by blog counter hit the 60,000 mark. I just want to say, “Thank you for visiting!” I added the counter on July 7th last year, so it has been just over one year. I am a … Continue reading

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Thanks, Jim West!

Jim West held a contest of his own today, and guess what? I actually won something. I don’t win things very often, so I am pleased as punch! (OK, what does that mean, “pleased as punch”? How can a liquid … Continue reading

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50,000th Visitor Who Are You?

OK, OK, I know I said I wouldn’t have any more contests for a while. But I was grabbing some books from my office today and noticed that I had duplicate copies of a couple books. I also noticed that … Continue reading

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