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Biblical Studies Carnival - Mad as a March Hare 2017 1/5

Roll up, roll up, welcome to 2017 Mad as a March Hare Bibliobloggers carnival!

Kia ora koutou. Welcome to southern New Zealand and the magnificent university city of Dunedin.


I'm your ebullient host, Jonathan Rivett Robinson, you may remember me from previous Biblioblogger Carnivals like 2012 April Fools and 2010 Oktoberfest. Yes, more than just a a list of links, this is a meeting of minds in the sweating heaving flesh pots of Biblical blogs. I'm here to put the carnal in the carnival, attached to these magnificent intellectual conceptual constructions are bags of meat that eat, sleep and poop, just like everyone else. So don't be intimidated just cos that chick can speak Ugaritic, sidle up to her and leave a comment on her blog, it could be the start of a beautiful friendship. Don't be scared just because he can quote Hans Urs von Balthsasar, you might have spotted a fault in his thesis that he will be forever grateful for to you. Even though their blog is more styli…

Biblical Studies Carnival - Mad as a March Hare 2017 4/5

Short Sighted Charismatic Cult Leader from Tarsus


Doug Chaplin reviews Sanders on Paul and so does BW3 - but who want to read 40+ posts for a chuffin book review? Is he still going? I can't bear to look.

Nijay Gupta is preaching on 1 Thess 4:13-18.

Andrew Periman goes round in circles with 2 Cor 3:18.

Scott McKnight reviews a book about Paul and Gender, did you hear he was considering a sex change? Not McKnight, Paul, it's the new new perspective on Paul, you wait.

Larry Hurtado is feeling "graphic" and as always liberally shares the results of his scholarship. This time "Early Christian Graphic Symbols"

Phil Long reviews Porter's recent book about how Paul and Jesus used to know each other, you know before the Resurrection and stuff.

BW3 wants 10 minutes of your time to talk to you about Paul and reconciliation.


Tim Foster reviews Barclay's Paul and the Gift. - why read the book when you can read the review in a % of the time?

Roland Boer and Chri…