Who’s On First (Rock and Roll Edition)

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Saul of TARDIS

Someone recently heard me make reference to “Saul of Tarsus” and they thought I said “Saul of TARDIS.” I supposed talking so often about the New Testament and also Doctor Who, the two are bound to blur together. I’d love to see an image made that brings Paul the apostle and the TARDIS together under [Read More...]

Real Texting While Walking

The image above was inspired by a real-life experience I had today. I was walking down the hallway, and a colleague, a Classics professor, was walking slowly in the same direction I was headed, looking down, arms in that tell-tale position. And so I walked up behind him and said jokingly, “Stop texting and walking. Be [Read More...]

Is Personal Bible Reading Bad for Christianity?

Paul Penley, in a guest post on Jesus Creed, discussed whether personal Bible reading has had an overall positive or negative impact on the church. Even those of us who are heirs to Luther’s convictions about individuals taking responsibility for their own beliefs and following the dictates of their own consciences, we can feel the force of [Read More...]

Where’s Pauldo?

I previously mentioned the word cloud that students made using PollEverywhere on the first day of my class on Paul and the early church. Today, I asked them to play “Where’s Pauldo?” and click on a map which I had inserted into Poll Everywhere, indicating where they thought Paul had traveled to. It was a map [Read More...]

I. Kant Even…

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Good Vibes

I thought I’d send out some good vibes to blog readers, and in particular my colleagues at Butler University – and all faculty and students who are starting classes today. [Read more...]

Caffeinate!

Classes start today at Butler University. Caffeination is the way to prepare! [Read more...]

Fossil Hunting is Unbiblical

Deuteronomy 2:19 says, “When you come to the Ammonites, do not harass them or provoke them to war, for I will not give you possession of any land belonging to the Ammonites.” And yet I have found online, in direct disobedience to this command, photos of ammonites which have been taken possession of, together with [Read More...]

For Those Who Use Lot’s of Salt

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Captain’s Log

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