Archive for December, 2008

Can you loose Orion’s belt?

Posted: 13th December 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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HT: Doug and InternetMonk.com Job 38.31-33 (REB): Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades or loose Orion’s belt? Can you bring out the signs of the zodiac in their season or guide Aldebaran and its satellite stars? Did you proclaim the rules that govern the heavens or determine the laws of nature on the […]

Notable notetaking: NRSV, TNIV, HCSB

Posted: 9th December 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

There have been several new Bibles for notetakers announced recently that I wanted to mention. First, on This Lamp, Rick includes a brief look at the new NRSV Notetaker’s Bible. This new Bible has a single-column text setting and ruled 2″ outside margins for notes. [sample pages] According to the promo text on CBD’s website, […]

50-word mini-saga meme

Posted: 3rd December 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized

David Ker has been writing in minimalistic prose lately, with twitter tweet creeds and now 50-word mini sagas. In any event, he’s challenged me to write my life story in 50 words or less, evidently because I “love good language.” No pressure there… Without further ado, here is my life’s “mini-saga”: Born in the shadow […]

Like calves released from the stall

Posted: 3rd December 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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A member of the local professional football team, Jared Allen, is known for his reenactment of rodeo tying a calf whenever he sacks the opposing quarterback. What this has to do with Bible translation, I’m not sure, but it was the first image that popped into my head when I read Malachi 4.2 in the […]