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28 July 2009 Reviews

Tyler F. Williams, an Assistant Professor of Theology at The King’s University College in Edmonton, has had one of the better biblioblogs out there for sometime now. (In fact, you can find him in my blogroll). Recently, Tyler launched a fabulous site redesign. It’s clean, easy to navigate, and real pleasure just to stare at for a while.

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Hacked Fig! Oh no!

17 March 2009 This and That

So, it was just called to my attention (by Google!) that there was a huge string of spam links of the — errr…pharmaceutical variety — that had been injected on to every page at Withering Fig for several months now. If you google for us, you may find a rather uncool summary. I apologize for that.

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Withering Fig is Back?

28 February 2009 Uncategorized

After an extremely long lay off, I have begun to post again on Withering Fig. This was my first blog endeavor. In some ways it still captures my attention. Because Scripture study is a part of my daily life, I’m hoping to use this as the jumping point for the “new” Fig. Previously, I had […]

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Lightsmith (aka Jeremy Owen) Gets His Blog On

16 February 2008 Uncategorized

p=. Previously, “I posted about my friend, Jeremy”:http://www.heberts.net/~stephen/photography/lightsmith-aka-jeremy-owen, who is a super-cool rocket science nerd, Young Life leader, father to a sweet little baby girl, and quite the “amateur” photographer. I put quotes around “amateur” because I would gladly buy some of his prints[1]; thereby, rendering him a _bona fide_ pro! Jeremy has decided to […]

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Why You Should Or Shouldn't Blog Your Novel…

27 January 2008 Uncategorized

“gapingvoid”:http://www.gapingvoid.com has “an interesting little post about novels and blogs”:http://www.gapingvoid.com/Moveable_Type/archives/004429.html. Here is his customary business card cartoon (which cleverly accompanies every post): Honestly, the cartoon hooked me into the article. This toon could be the subject of many blog posts (and may very well be), but for now I’d like to consider gapingvoid’s post. Essentially, […]

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UnSpun by Amazon: Best Blogs about Biblical Studies

16 April 2007 Technology

UnSpun by Amazon: Best Blogs about Biblical Studies UnSpun has a list of the top blogs for Biblical Studies. Withering Fig is a glaring omission, but that’s OK…I’ll live to blog another day. There are some surprises, however. For example, Josh McManaway with his blog “A New Testament Student” currently comes in at #9. By […]

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April DeConick’s New Blog and Her First Post

2 February 2007 Technology

April DeConick, of Rice University, right here in my hometown of Houston, has just entered herself in the blogosphere with The Forbidden Gospels Blog. I don’t know much about Prof. DeConick, but it appears that her research interests include early Jewish and Christian mysticism, Gnostic thinkers, etc. Additionally, a quick portrait in front of some […]

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