I'm getting my blog-habit under control - usualy 2 or 3 days a week, I catch up. Here are a few of the more sharable items. (Or you can link to all below, under "Need More Cowbell?")
James Spinti quoted a man who says the weekly sermon isn't scriptural, which is true. On the same day, Ken Schenck begins reviewing Pagan Christianity. Schenck's smart and a good reviewer. I can hardly wait for the rest. In the random ancient history category, several bloggers are picking up the xinhua item about ancient Chang'an being much bigger than Rome - it's interesting, but for NT era research, China's just a red herring. (You may groan now.) Henry Poole looks interesting. Tom [Somebody] keeps excerpting Tacitus on historical figures who also appear in the New Testament - a very cool series. Lots of other pieces were worth a good quick think, including Nick Norelli's Quote of the Day, which made me wish I knew what a "systematician" might be. All that, plus my brilliant, gorgeous & oh so artistic wife wrote a very moving poem during a difficult time. Yes, to all who may wonder, her dad is now safe at home.
One last thing, for anyone who's my facebook friend, I posted my "25 things about me". "Friend me" if you want to read it. ;)