Category Archives: Emergent

Edmonton SBL Hebrew Scriptures Satellite Fall Seminar

As the coordinator of the Edmonton SBL Hebrew Scriptures Satellite, I would like to announce our fall seminar: “The Prospects and Potentials of a Narratological Approach to the Pentateuch Targumsâ€? by Simon Adnams Lasair University of Manchester Response by Dr. … Continue reading

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Musings on A Generous Orthodoxy

I recognize that this “theological” post is a bit off-topic for my blog (it has nothing to do with potties or Hebrew tattoos! :-)), but I figured I could branch out every once and a while! My small group has … Continue reading

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Going Potty in Ancient Gath?! (GPAT 3.3)

The season at Tell es-Safi (ancient Gath) has almost come to a close. We have been able to follow the progress of the dig through their excellent blog here. On their July 31st update, they had an interesting discussion of … Continue reading

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Blog of the Month

Considering my recent blogging record for the month of April, I feel somewhat ashamed to note that I have been named “Blog of the Month” for the month of May by Biblioblogs.com. Many thanks to Jim West and Brandon Wason … Continue reading

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Giveaways Galore!

In a previous post (One Year Blogiversary & 40,000th Visitor Contests), I highlighted some contests I am holding as my 40th birthday, 40,000 visitor, and one year blogiversary are all fast approaching (one week from today I will be 40! … Continue reading

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Blogger Move Over… biblicalia Converts to WordPress

Kevin Edgecomb over at biblicalia has made the move from Blogger to WordPress, a move that I just made earlier this week. So you will have to update your feed to his site if you use a RSS reader. I … Continue reading

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U2 – The Clear Highlight of the Grammy Awards

Despite the fact that tonight’s Grammy Awards were too long, too glitzy, too excessive, and too self-absorbed (come on — it’s only music!), I was pleased to see Irish rock band U2 clean up with a total of five awards. … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Software News & Notes

While I have been busy with the Biblical Studies Carnival and teaching various courses, there has been a number developments in the area of biblical studies software that are noteworthy: BibleWorks 7.0. The long-awaited upgrade to BibleWorks was announced near … Continue reading

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Hebrew Bible Related Reviews from RBL (30 January 2006)

Like clockwork, the latest Review of Biblical Literature has appeared and there are a few reviews of books in the area of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and cognate disciplines — though pickings are a bit sparse this week. I would recommend … Continue reading

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Old Testament/First Testament/Hebrew Bible/Tanak: What’s in a Name? Quite a Bit Actually!

Labels don’t really matter that much, do they? A rose by any other name would still smell as sweet — or so they say. A little while ago there was a discussion on the biblical studies email list about different … Continue reading

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