May 2017 Biblical Studies Carnival

Thanks to Jeff Carter for hosting the latest Biblical Studies Carnival – and apologies for not mentioning it here until today. As always, Phil Long has details about upcoming carnivals. The carnival includes this image of what happens when you ask an overworked grad student to do the index for your book:       [Read more…]

March 2017 Biblical Studies Carnival

Jonathan Robinson has posted a five-part Biblical Studies Carnival. Here are the links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Since he has made the theme one of “March Madness,” I will seize this opportunity to mention the “March Madness of Religion” which includes my friend and Butler colleague Brent Hege! [Read more…]

Call for Submissions for Next Biblical Studies Carnival

Jonathan Robinson is hosting the next Biblical Studies Carnival. Please let him know about posts you’ve written, or posts you’ve liked on this blog, that you think ought to be included! [Read more…]

February 2017 Biblical Studies Carnival

Jacob Prahlow has shared the latest Biblical Studies Carnival. Phil Long has details on upcoming carnivals, including an opportunity for you to volunteer to host one! [Read more…]

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…]