January 2017 Biblical Studies Carnival

The latest Biblical Studies Carnival is hosted by Cassandra Farrin, and focuses on bibliobloggers’ reactions to the U. S. election as well as their coverage of more typical topics in our field. (Philip Long also provides information about upcoming carnivals, including your opportunities to volunteer to host one!) [Read more…]

Biblical Studies Carnival #130

Jennifer Guo hosts the latest Biblical Studies Carnival. Phil Long has information about upcoming carnivals, and your opportunity to volunteer to host one. [Read more…]

Top 10 Posts of 2016

Counting down the top ten posts in 2016 (some of which were actually written in years past, but they continue to get traffic): #10 The Novelty of the Personal Relationship with Jesus #9 Silent Night (Quaker Arrangement) #8 The Original Aramaic Lord’s Prayer is None of the Above #7  Not Liberal Just Literate #6  Ayn Rand [Read More…]

Don’t Forget the #AARSBL16 Blogger Dinner This Evening!

I thought I should post a reminder about the bloggers’ dinner tonight at Yard House (849 E. Commerce St.). It starts at 7pm, but if you show up later, some of us who have other plans later in the evening might be able to cycle out to make room for new arrivals at the table. Looking [Read More…]

Blogging from a Phone

It seems that one can increasingly do crucial tasks with smaller and smaller mobile devices. It used to be challenging to blog from an iPad. Now one can do so easily from one’s phone. This post is a test of that, as I try to decide what devices I need with me at the upcoming [Read More…]

Blogger Gathering at #AARSBL16 on Saturday, November 19th at 7pm at Yard House

The blogger dinner this year at AAR/SBL will be at 7pm on November 19th at Yard House on the River Walk (849 E. Commerce St.). The food and drink menus look great, and they were able to give us a reservation for 20 people and let us all order off the menu with separate checks, which [Read More…]

October 2016 Biblical Studies Carnival

Bob MacDonald has posted the latest Biblical Studies Carnival, filled with poetry and music more than is usual for the carnival. Phil Long has information about upcoming carnivals. [Read more…]

Missing Comments Restored

A blog reader alerted me that the comments on an older post, “Your Daily Dose of Mythicism,” had gone missing. With the help of determined tech support staff at Patheos, those Disqus comments have been restored. There are hundreds of them, and the discussions are arguably the most valuable feature on this blog, and so I [Read More…]

Bloggers’ Dinner at #AARSBL16

It is that time of year again, when professors of religion, biblical studies, and other such fields realize that they have to start preparing for the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature in November. Of course, some just prepare on the plane – and some write their papers in [Read More…]

August 2016 Biblical Studies Carnival

J. K. Turner has posted the latest Biblical Studies Carnival. Phil Long has additional information about upcoming carnivals. There could totally be a version of the Canon card game focused on whether various blogs are “biblioblogs” or not… Of related interest, I’ve been meaning to share a link to another relatively new biblioblog that I [Read More…]