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SBL – I knew you well

I feel as though I have severed a deep and passionate and complicated relationship. I feel a bit hollow inside. I am supposed to be doing something, but what? Oh yeah, I am not going to SBL this year. For the first time in 17 years I will not be attending the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. I am not making any statement in not attending this year’s SBL, not political stand or […]

The value of facebook: Reuniting old friends

My wife is a relative newcomer to facebook (I have been on since 2005). She has been drawn in by the fact that over the last three months or so many of our former high school friends have been joining up. As more friends have joined you of course find it actually working as a social network (those who promote “social networking” often forget that it helps to have “real” friends on the network in […]