Biblical Studies Carnival (February 2011)

Read in conjunction with the previous post should be the February 2011 Biblical Carnival: Welcome to the Carnival! Here is a list of links to the “best of the best” biblioblog posts from last month (who am I kidding…it’s really anything I found interesting). Check out the links here. It really is well done: Concise, readable and very easy…

Biblioblog Top 50 (February 2011)

The Biblioblog Top 50 for February is up. The Top Ten are: Rank Blogger Blog Name Alexa Rank 1 Jim West Zwinglius Redivivus 53741 2 Joel L. Watts Church of Jesus Christ, The 74727 3 Brian LePort Near Emmaus: Christ and Text 101647 4 Marc Cortez Scientia et Sapientia 122072 5 John Loftus Debunking Christianity 125605…

Ancient (Biblical) Blue

Israel — One of the mysteries that scholars have puzzled over for centuries is the exact shade of blue represented by “tekhelet,” which the Bible mentions as the color of ceremonial robes donned by high priests and ritual prayer tassels worn by the common Israelite. The New York Times continues: What was known about tekhelet (pronounced…

Anti-Jewish Poison Starts to Leak Out of Egyptian Uprising

Via the Holy Post: Sometimes new revelations blow stories wide open, provoking a reporting frenzy by the press at every level.  Julian Assange’s sexual assault charges in Sweden are just one example of this. But sometimes a revelation doesn’t fit with the established narrative, and therefore doesn’t quite make the cut. Or it becomes so…