Archives for September 1, 2011

The Doctor’s Facebook Wall

Via Brad Matthies. Click through to see it better and in all its detail on BuzzFeed. And don’t miss the Doctor’s religious views… [Read more…]

Biblioblog Top 50 for August 2011

The biblioblog rankings for the past month have been posted, and Exploring Our Matrix came in at #2. Thank you to all readers! And commiserations to Jim West, who is clearly very grumpy about his current standing. [Read more…]

Some People Learn Evangelism From Video Games

From Haiku Circus via Arni Zachariassen (who brilliantly dubbed it “Tractman”). [Read more…]

Review of The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity by David Brakke

My review of The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity by David Brakke has appeared in Review of Biblical Literature and can be read online. [Read more…]

If God Got Elected

Via the Uniblog [Read more…]

My Favorite Music: Kurt Atterberg, Symphony No.2, 2nd movement

Joel Watts recently discovered 20th century orchestral music in the form of The Planets by Gustav Holst. I was all set to leave a recommendation of my favorites and complain about the fact that there is nowhere online to listen to one of my all-time favorite pieces of music, Kurt Atterberg’s Second Symphony, when a [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.┬áIO9 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…]