Thinking and Living Outside the Box

Another great cartoon from David Hayward, that made me laugh out loud… [Read more...]

The Biblioblog Top 10 (May 2011)

Thanks to Daniel McClellan for posting the Top 10 Biblioblogs by vote for this past month, and thank you to everyone who voted for Exploring Our Matrix, which came in #1 again! Thanks for following the blog to its new location! A newcomer to the top 10, right there at the bottom, is Jim West. [Read More...]

Wisdom is Tested in Internet Comments

Two cartoons on this same topic were shared today on blogs I read. The first, from XKCD via Davar Akher: The second is from Dilbert via Dr. Platypus: [Read more...]

It’s Hard to be “Biblical”

Many might think of being “Biblical” as challenging because it would be strenuous and demanding to follow every single detail literally, as A. J. Jacobs did in The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible. In fact, there are a large number of different ways of [Read More...]

Doctor Pooh

I hope that someone who is likely to buy me a present in the near future reads this. I definitely would wear a T-shirt with this (although apparently they are a limited edition and already gone!) HT The Doctor Who News Page [Read more...]

Biblical Studies Carnival – May 2011 Unsettled Edition

Joel Watts has published the latest Biblical Studies Carnival. It’s an entertaining round-up of highlights from the past month’s biblioblogging. Take a look! [Read more...]

Inigo Montoya Addresses Fundamentalists

(The above is a remake of a picture I made a while back. For a more serious treatment of the topic, see the recent article in the Huffington Post, “The Bible: As Relevant (and Misunderstood) as Ever.”) [Read more...]

The Sermon on the Plount (Problems with Inerrancy)

Via The New Testament Stumblr I discovered Jeremiah Bailey’s blog, which had the delightful cartoon below illustrating one of the many problems with inerrancy: the extreme lengths to which it often requires one to go in order to harmonize discrepancies. [Read more...]

Definitive Guide to Bible Translation Terminology

Eddie at Kouya Chronicle has posted this definitive guide to the way people refer to Bible translations – and what they actually mean. Hilarious and poignant! Meaning Based: “a translation which prioritizes the meaning rather than the form of the original language.” Form Based: “a translation which prioritizes the form of the original language rather [Read More...]

King for a Day – or for the Month?

This month the blog Unsettled Christianity has pulled ahead of the notorious, totally depraved, WalMart voyeur blog known as Zwinglius Redivivus. It has pulled ahead in the Alexa rankings not just once, but twice. Are we witnessing biblioblog history in the making? Click through and play your part in this historic moment! [Read more...]

High on Christology Smack(down)?

Mike Bird has a post reflecting on some of the interactions about Christology in the latest issue of Expository Times, which included reviews of books on this subject both by my Doktorvater James Dunn as well as by me. I look forward to Bird’s own contribution to the discussion, which will be named “Can You [Read More...]


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