Daily Archives: 23 May 2016

The Methodist General Conference and Quilting Bee

The big Meth conference is over and as they ponder their future Meths enjoy a bit of down time making quilts and doing it with their hands up in the air… which is quite bizarre really… but anyway… Via RNS … Continue reading

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The Presentation of the Garbini Festschrift

Thanks to Chiara Peri for sending along this group selfie and the other photos!  

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Cops and Guns and Accidental Shootings

Bubba’s  not the only one who can’t handle a gun properly.  But Bubba can’t cover up his incompetence quite like a cop can… The chief of the Portland Police Department accidentally shot and wounded a friend during a hunting trip … Continue reading

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Tell Halif

Follow the dig this Summer.

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Biblia Americana

ISD have just announced a new series by Mohr titled Biblia Americana. Biblia Americana: America’s First Bible Commentary. A Synoptic Commentary on the Old and New Testaments. Volume 5: Proverbs – Jeremiah. If such things interest you, see the link … Continue reading

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Upon Hearing that N.T. Wright Has Not One, But Two Books Coming Out Soon…

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A Useful App For Your Daily Devotions

Thanks to Chris *The Vagarist* Tilling for pointing this one out: Get it and enjoy it.

Posted in Biblical Studies Resources, Modern Culture

Call For Submissions

Remember, the Carnival goes live at midnight on June 1, so send your submissions in.  We’ll be keeping it real (which means there won’t be any pretenders present).

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The Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize…

Wants to sell more weapons to more countries…. Congratulations, President Obama.

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