Category Archives: Milestones & Visitor Recognition

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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500,000th Reader Book Giveaway!

While some readers may see this as a garish ploy to attract more readers to my blog, as this blog approaches its 500,000th visitor,  I want to give away a book.  So here’s the deal: if you are number 500,000 … Continue reading

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Thinking Blogger Award

I would like to thank my Mom and Dad, my wife and kids, my pet bunnies… The always thinking Chris Heard over at Higgaion has awarded me a “Thinking Blogger Award” — even despite the fact that I occasionally resort … Continue reading

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Best Blogs about Biblical Studies?

There is a list over at UnSpun on the “Best Blogs about Biblical Studies.” I’m not sure what significance the list has and who all made it, but Codex is ranked number 5. Cool. UPDATE: I just noticed that there … 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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Visitor 150,000, Who Are You?

At precisely 8:39:53 am Eastern time this morning (Monday 19 February 2007) my 150,000th visitor happened upon this blog. As I mentioned earlier, this lucky visitor gets a free book. The reader was a fellow Canadian from Napanee, Ontario. If … Continue reading

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Approaching 150,000 — Time to Give Away A Free Book!

OK, I know that the last time I tried this it didn’t work (the person never claimed their prize), but if anything I am persistent! As this blog approaches its 150,000th visitor (all I can say is “wow, thanks for … 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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