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This summer was pretty difficult, as we had a minor dishwasher flood that required us to replace our lower-level flooring and led to the discovery of a mold problem in the downstairs half bathroom, requiring new drywall and a new vanity. In the midst of...

I am pleased to announce that I have accepted a one-year visiting position in the Religion Department at Wake Forest University for next year. It's hard to imagine a better situation for next year, as I will be able to commute to Winston Salem to...

After getting married and finally becoming ABD in the last year of the "naughties," 2011 will be radically different from the years that have preceded it. After seeing a few bloggers posting their intentions for the new year on their blogs, I figured I'd follow...

I'm pleased to report that I have officially advanced to the rank of Ph.D. Candidate. I had my oral defense yesterday (following a nightmare of a week with four prelims in five days last week) and was a bit surprised afterwards to have been awarded...

Well, today is my wedding day, the day of my first kiss (and my bride's also), and the start of our new life together. I'll be back and posting again once we get back from the honeymoon...

[caption id="attachment_2158" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="The view from the summit of Mount Hood was incredible ."][/caption] This last month has been a wild one, from climbing Mount Hood in Oregon with a friend (as you can see from the pictures), to lots of wedding planning (getting married...

I've just been notified that my paper, "'Lord LORD': Jesus' Use of the Divine Name in the Synoptics" has been accepted for the Synoptic Gospels Section at the 2010 SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta. I'm hoping to have this piece accepted into a journal by...

Last week was quite a week for me, starting off with a very positive response to my SECSOR presentation: "Lord Lord": Jesus' Use of the Divine Name in the Synoptics" (blogged about here) and continuing with a chance to catch up with some friends and...