Words on the Word now sports a new layout and address. We’re at abramkj.com now, though all your old links to previous posts will still work. Going to abramkj.wordpress.com still directs you here. I’m open to thoughts? Feedback? You can check out the home page here (which shows the most recent post and some “featured posts” … Continue reading
Charles Spurgeon is reported to have said, “If you have to give a carnival to get people to come to church, then you will have to keep giving carnivals to keep them coming back.” And so we who blog in the fields of academic biblical studies and theology keep giving carnivals. So let Words on … Continue reading
The WordPress.com “stats helper monkeys” prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 32,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 7 Film Festivals. Click here to see the complete report. I enjoyed … Continue reading
From the Sunday New York Times: After several well-publicized cases involving writers buying or manipulating their reviews, Amazon is cracking down. Writers say thousands of reviews have been deleted from the shopping site in recent months. Amazon has not said how many reviews it has killed, nor has it offered any public explanation. So its sweeping but … Continue reading
Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! I’m grateful for friends and family as Advent winds down and as we come to Christmas. I’m especially grateful for the amazing act of Incarnation through which Jesus came to us. Come on, ring them bells!
I am hosting the next Biblical Studies Carnival. (See here for the last one, by Bob MacDonald.) The carnival is basically a long list of links, and anthology of analyses, a précis of posts, etc., etc., on all things biblical and theological in the blogosphere. If you know of good links I should include (anything that … Continue reading
Sure, I picked a strange time to start this blog: just weeks before the birth of our third daughter. But I had good reason(s) to, as I enumerated here. Looking back on that blogging minifesto (you heard that word here first), not much of my reasoning for blogging has changed: It’s a creative outlet for me, a … Continue reading
Bob MacDonald hosts this month’s Biblical Studies Carnival here. What, you thought blogs were so 2008? Well, they were. But they’re pretty 2012, too. Bob compiles a long list of blog posts in the field of Biblical Studies from the month of November. I’m hosting the carnival next month, so if you know of good … Continue reading
Blogger, designer, friend, and generally brilliant Ben Rey is giving away a free custom Website through Pelican Design. Check out his site here, and enter the giveaway here.
My new favorite sandwich is a chicken salad BLT. There’s also a good biblical studies blog called BLT (Bible, Literature, Translation). This month they host the Biblical Studies Carnival, which you can find here.