A New Blog From A Long-Time Blogger

Mike Kok, who has been blogging about the Gospel of Mark for a long time, now has a new blog. The change has been made both to offer a more accessible title in English, but also to indicate a broadening of scope. Mike writes: “I will write on topics such as Second Temple Judaism, the New [Read More…]

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Biblical Studies Carnival

Tim Bulkeley has posted the latest Biblical studies carnival, including round ups of a number of series that have been unfolding over the past month, as well as other topics, such as the SBL decision to paywall Review of Biblical Literature. I had already agreed to write one more review for RBL and so will [Read More…]

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The Final Blogger Session #AARSBL15

For the last ever Blogger and Online Publication session, we had two papers and a panel lined up. First up was Rick Brannan, who talked about the process of blogging as a stepping stone to producing a book. He invited the audience to take photos and blog and tweet as he spoke, and so I [Read More…]

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#YCAS2015 The Final Session

The final session after lunch was focused on the Gospel of Jesus' Wife. We did things slightly differently, not leaving Q&A in between papers but only after, since the session had a respondent. Brent Landau chaired, comparing the matter of GJW to a soap opera, and inviting the audience to ask for clarification if they [Read More…]

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Scenes from #SBLAAR14

A few people took photos of me at the conference, and so I thought I would share them. I have already shared my papers. I felt that all the sessions I was involved in went well. The discussion of Bart Ehrman’s book on Saturday was great. I thought that the mix of people who agreed [Read More…]

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Top 50 Biblioblogs

Peter Kirby has shared a list of the most popular biblioblogs this month. Exploring Our Matrix came in at number 8. Thanks for reading!   [Read more…]

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Christopher Skinner on the Move

Christopher Skinner, who will be known to some of you from his blog Peje Iesous, is moving his blogging to Nijay Gupta’s blog Crux Sola. For more about Christopher, there is an interview with him on Greg Monette’s relatively new blog, which some of you may not be aware of yet. [Read more…]

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Press Publish Interview

Josh Mann has been conducting and posting interviews with Biblical scholars who blog, and the latest one is the interview that I did. Previously he interviewed Peter Head, Peter Enns, Chris Keith, Nijay Gupta, Stephen Carlson, Mark Goodacre (twice), Scot McKnight, Anthony LeDonne, Mike Bird, Jim West, and Ben Witherington. Also relevant to academic biblioblogging, [Read More…]

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The Biblical Studies Carnival Is Not Dead!

Brian LePort has mentioned on his blog that he has accepted the sacred duty of carrying the Biblical Studies Carnival flame for this month. Please submit posts to him by clicking through and following the instructions.   [Read more…]

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Carnival Call

Phil Long has posted a last call for submissions to this month’s Biblical Studies Carnival, as well as an appeal for volunteers to host future carnivals. [Read more…]

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#1 Biblioblog!

I had been ignoring the Biblioblog Top 50 these past months, since the scripts that allow blogs like mine at Patheos had not been updated since our addresses changed. But Steve Caruso finally found the time to update the script this past month, and now that Exploring Our Matrix is back in the running, I’m [Read More…]

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