Biblical Studies Carnival February 2015

Jennifer Guo has posted the latest round-up of highlights from the past month of Biblical studies blogging. Click through and take a look!   [Read more...]

#NoahWins

Saturday’s Non Sequitur connected Noah and Twitter. It isn’t the first time such a connection has been made: [Read more...]

The End Is Not Near

Friday’s Non Sequitur. [Read more...]

More Monotheism

Another publication of mine – also an entry in a reference volume on the subject of monotheism – has been made available on the Butler University digital repository. I am grateful to E. J. Brill for granting permission to share my article “Monotheism” from the forthcoming volume Vocabulary for the Study of Religion. I recently shared another [Read More...]

COATPEG Miracles

Paul Regnier came up with an acronym for remembering key aspects of Jesus’ miracles as depicted in the New Testament, which is adapted from an A-Level textbook by Gwynn ap Gwilym. Here’s how Regnier explains the acronym in greater detail: Command – Jesus performs some miracles with only a verbal command. This is the case with nature [Read More...]

Is That Dalek Blue and Black?

A Whovian contribution to the blue and black dress fervor. [Read more...]

The Impact of Secularization

Another cartoon from People in White Coats. I’m not sure if this is supposed to be a commentary on secularization, or on human resources directors… [Read more...]

Is That Star Trek Uniform Blue and Black or Gold and White?

Making a Star Trek contribution to the blue and black dress debate seemed an appropriate tribute to Leonard Nimoy. [Read more...]

Inhofe Disproves Poverty and Hunger

On Facebook, Chris Code offered the following comment about Senator James Inhofe’s misguided attempt to disprove global warming by holding up a snowball: This is Republican, science-denier logic for you. What will he ask next? “If poverty is real then where did I get this money? If world hunger is real then where did I [Read More...]

Was Peter…?

I asked students whether Peter (as in the apostle) was married. Some decided to Google it. What they discovered is that most people who start their inquiry with “Was Peter” are not interested in the apostle and whether he was married. Here are the autocomplete suggestions: On the question of whether Peter was married, Google [Read More...]

Leonard Nimoy Lived Long and Prospered

Leonard Nimoy has passed away, at age 83. Tributes are appearing far and wide. The character of Spock on Star Trek is obviously his most famous role, and the commitment to logic without emotion, and yet the forging of friendship and self-sacrifice, coupled with the ideology of Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations, offered a worldview that, [Read More...]


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