The Next Biblical Studies Carnival

The next Biblical Studies Carnival, for November 2011, will be at the Dunedin School blog. You can begin submitting posts immediately. Click through for more details! [Read more...]

Attack of the 50ft Undead October 2011 Biblical Studies Carnival

Tom Verenna has posted the October Biblical Studies Carnival early, to be here in time to strike terror laughter into the souls of bibliobloggers everywhere for Halloween. Be afraid entertained. Be very afraid entertained. [Read more...]

Call for Submissions for this month’s Biblical Studies Carnival

Tom Verenna will be hosting the next Biblical Studies Carnival. If you have posted something on a blog this month on the topic of Biblical studies, write to him and tell him about it! [Read more...]

Religious Believers and Science Fiction Nerds around the Blogosphere

First, let me share this great video again on the parallel phenomena of religious fundamentalism and nerdiness: I felt compelled to share the video, since I have been having a conversation on Facebook with a Whovian fundamentalist whose canon includes the 1996 special but rejects the current series. The fan in question also rejects my [Read More...]

September 2011 Biblical Studies Carnival (“The Greater”)

Scott Bailey has now posted the main course entree of the Biblical Studies Carnival. Bon appetit! [Read more...]

The New #1 Biblioblog and More!

The new #1 Biblioblogger is fellow Patheos blogger Scot McKnight’s blog Jesus Creed. Congratulations to Scot and RJS who also blogs there occionally. Exploring Our Matrix came in at #3. Thank you, as always, to all of this blog’s readers and commenters! Several Bibliobloggers have been active in editing the Wikipedia entry about the fake [Read More...]

September/October Biblioblog Carnival

As a result of the confusing tendency of some to demand that the Biblical Studies Carnival be designated by the month in which it is posted rather than the month in which all of its content was written, Scott Bailey is offering a Douglas Adams style fourth episode in the September Biblical Studies Carnival trilogy. [Read More...]

Dr. Jim(s) and the Profanity-Laced Future of the Biblical Studies Carnival

One Dr. Jim announced recently that there were few people lined up do the Biblical Studies Carnival after the next few months. Another Dr. Jim, recently married and back to blogging, took the reigns. And if his own past carnivals and current book giveaway competition are anything to go by, the future of the Biblical [Read More...]

September 2011 Biblical Studies Carnival Episode III: The Final Frontier as the Carnival Strikes Back

You’ve presumably seen episode I and episode II. The final installment of this carnival, like the later seasons of LOST, unveils what some of you suspected all along, its sci-fi character. And of course, fans of this carnival, like LOST fans, will debate endlessly whether the writer had this in mind from the outset or [Read More...]

Darth Vader Will Be Punished In The Afterlife After All (and other matters of religion and science fiction)

As the Sci-Fi Catholic reports, George Lucas is intervening in the Star Wars universe again to inflict punishment on Darth Vader much as he has done to Yoda. IO9 describes it as Darth Vader “losing a little more of his dignity.” Also in the realm of religion and science fiction, and more specifically the justice of [Read More...]

September 2011 Biblical Studies Carnival Episode III: Coming Soon to a Theater Near You!

Episode III of the Biblical Studies Carnival is coming soon, and its theme will be…well, since almost no one expressed any interest in offering their opinion about what the theme should be, the theme will be a surprise, and thus inevitably something that I will like and no one else will. But I will ask [Read More...]


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