Biblical Studies Carnival Master List

Prior to 2005, there were Christian Carnivals, although I do not know when that ended. (See evidence for their existence here and here). Can anyone can fill me in on the oral history of the Christian Carnival?

Prior to 2012, Jim Linville kept the list of Biblical Studies Carnivals. When Jim retired from this role in August 2012, I volunteered to be the “keeper of the carnival list.” This means I try to draft people into volunteering to host the Biblical Studies Carnival.

Several people have lamented the dearth of scholarly blogs on biblical and theological topics. Some scholars have abandoned blogging or moved on to other projects. Others migrated to podcasting or other platforms.

I have three suggestions:

  • First, it has been two years since the Biblioblog Top 50 has been updated. Determining what a “top bibliblog” was always a controversial dark art. It might be easier to find criteria for analyzing the words of Jesus than for determining a “Top 50” list. Nevertheless, if anyone wants to take a shot at it, I would love to see an updated Top 50.
  • Second, the Complete List of Biblioblogs is woefully out of date. Is there anyone who has some technical skills and the interest to work with this master list? Perhaps a website with a form for new submissions?
  • Third, I think there is a place for a Memorial section. Several bloggers have passed away and there is little way to let the community know.

A word about numbering. These are the official numbers even if they do not match what a host says for 2018-2019. At some point in 2018 there was some confusion about who was scheduled to host the carnival, resulting a mix-up in the numbering of the carnivals. This was entirely my fault, I failed to update my schedule properly and double booked for April 2019. Bob MacDonald was able to sort all this out and these are the official numbers. Confused? Think of it like the difference in chapters between the Masoretic text of Jeremiah and the Septuagint.  No one really understands that either.

Biblical Studies Carnival Master List

185Kenson Gonzalez, Viviendo Para Su Gloria – June 2021
184Brent Niedergall – June 2021
183Bobby Howell, The Library Musings – May 2021
182Ruben Rus, Ayuda Ministerial/Resources for Ministry – April 2021
181Amateur Exegete – March 2021
180Bob MacDonald – Dust February 2021
179Jim West, Zwingli Redivivus – January 2021
178Peter Goeman – December 2020
177Bobby Howell, The Library Musings – November 2020
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175Brent Niedergall – September 2020
174Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – August 2020
173Bob MacDonald,  Dust – July 2020
172Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – June 2020
171Bobby Howell, The Library Musings, May 2020
170Peter Goeman, Peter Goeman, April 2020
169Brent Niedergall – March 2020
168Bob MacDonald, Dust  – February 2020
167Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – January 2020
166Alex Finkelson,  Scribes of the Kingdom, December 2019
165Derek DeMars, Theology Pathfinder –  November 2019
164Gary Greenberg, Bible, Myth, and History  – October 2019
163Phillip Long, Reading Acts – September 2019
162Amateur Exegete,  August 2019
161Lindsay Kennedy, My Digital Seminary – July 2019
160Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – June 2019
159Dr. Claude Mariottini – May 2019
158Dr. Claude Mariottini – April 2019 and Christopher Scott
157Spencer Robinson, Spoiled Milks – March 2019
156Bob MacDonald, Dust – February 2019
155Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – January 2019
154Christopher L. Scott – December 2018
153Bob MacDonald, Dust – November 2018
152Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas – October 2018
151Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – September 2018
150Kevin Turner, Monday Morning Theologian August 2018
149Karen R. Keen – July 2018
148Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – June 2018
147Tim Bulkeley, 5 Minute Bible – May 2018
146Rubén de Rus, Ayuda Ministerial – April 2018
145Jim West, Zwingius Redivivus – March 2018
144Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas – February 2018
143Bob MacDonald, Dust – January 2018
142Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – December 2017.
141Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – November 2017
140Doug Chaplin, Musings of a Christian Humanist – October 2017
139Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – September 2017
138Jason Gardner, eis doxan – August 2017
137Rubén de Rus, Ayuda Ministerial – July 2017
136Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – June 2017
135Jeff Carter, thatjeffcarterwashere – May 2017
134Joshua Kovacs, Theologians Inc – April 2017
133Jonathan Robinson, ξἐνος  – March 2017
132Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas – February 2017
131Cassandra Farrin, Westar Institute – January 2017
130Jennifer Guo – December 2016
129Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – November 2016
128Bob MacDonald – October 2016
127Randy McCracken, Bible Study with Randy – September 2016
126Kevin Turner, Monday Morning Theologian – August 2016
125Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – July 2016
124Chris Lyle, Old School Script – June 2016
123Brian Renshaw – May 2016
122Jeff Carter, thatjeffcarterwashere – April 2016
121Bishop Wrong, N.T. Wrong – March 2016
120Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas – February 2016
119Tim Bulkeley, Sansblogue – January 2016
118Jennifer Guo – December 2015
117Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – November 2015
116Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – October 2015
115William Hart Brown – September 2015
114Bob McDonald, Dust – August 2015
113Lindsay Kennedy, My Digital Seminary – July 2015
112William A. Ross  – June 2015
111Claude Mariottini – May 2015
110Jeff Carter, That Jeff Carter Was Here – April 2015
109 Jacob Prahlow, Pursuing Veritas – March 2015
108Jennifer Guo – February 2015
107Darrell J. Pursiful, Dr. Platypus – January 2015
106Daniel N. Gullotta – December 2014
105Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – November 2014
104Brian Renshaw – October 2014
103Mike Skinner, Cataclysmic – September 2014
102Rob Bradshaw, Biblical Studies Blog – August 2014
101Jonathan Homrighausen, Linguae Antiquitatum – July 2014
100Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – June 2014
99Jeff Carter, That Jeff Carter Was Here – May 2014
98Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – April 2014
97Bob McDonald, Dust – March 2014
96Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – February 2014
95Brian Renshaw, NT Exegesis – January 2014
94Jessica Parks, Cataclysmic – December 2013
93Mitch Chase, Soli Deo Gloria – November 2013
92Brian W. Davidson, LXXI – October 2013
91Chad Chambers, Cataclysmic – September 2013
90Brian LePort, Near Emmaus – August 2013
89Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – July 2013
88Andrew King, The Blog of the Twelve – June 2013
87Jeff Carter, That Jeff Carter Was Here – May 2013
86Jacob Cerone, ἐνθύμησις – April 2013
85Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – March 2013
84Drewe Zenki, Delving into the Scriptures – February 2013
83Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – January 2013
82Abram K-J, Words on the Word – December 2012
81Bob McDonald, Dust – November 2012
80J. K. Gayle, BLT – October 2012
79Tim Bulkeley, Sansblogue – September 2012
78Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – August 2012
77Phillip J. Long, Reading Acts – July 2012
76Mike Kok, Euangelion Kata Markon – June 2012
75Rodney A. Thomas, Political Jesus – May 2012
74Jonathan Robinson, ξἐνος – April 2012
73Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – March 2012
72Duane Smith, Abnormal Interests – February 2012
71Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – January 2012
70Jim Linville, Dr Jim’s Thinking Shop – December 2011
69Deane Galbraith, Remnant of Giants – November 2011
68Tom Verenna – October 2011
67Scott Bailey, Scotteriology – September 2011
66James McGrath, Exploring Our Matrix – August 2011 Part 1    Part 2
65Daniel O. McClellan – July 2011
64Christian Brady, Targuman – June 2011
63Joel Watts, Unsettled Christianity  – May 2011
62Jim Linville, Dr Jim’s Thinking Shop – April 2011
61Darrell Pursiful, Dr. Platypus – March 2011
60Matthew Crowe, A Fistful of Farthings – February 2011
59Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – January 2011
58Joseph Kelly, כל־האדם – December 2010
57Deane Galbraith, Religion Bulletin – November 2010
56Jonathan Robinson, Xenos | ξἐνος – October 2010
55Stephen Demmler, You Can’t Mean That! – September 2010
54Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – August 2010
53Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – July 2010
52Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus – March 2010
51G. Brooke Lester, Anumma – February 2010
50Duane Smith, Abnormal Interests – January 2010
49Tyler Williams, Codex – December 2009
48Doug Chaplin, clayboy – November 2009
47Kevin Scull, Paul of Tarsus – October 2009
46Daniel & Tonya, Hebrew and Greek Reader – September 2009
45Michael Kok, The Golden Rule – August 2009
44Jim West, Dr. Jim West – July 2009
43Pat McCullough, kata ta biblia – June 2009
42Jim Getz, Ketuvim – May 2009
41James McGrath, Exploring Our Matrix – April 2009
40James Gregory, James Gregory’s Blog – March 2009
39Darrell Pursiful, Dr. Platypus – February 2009
38Judy Redman, Judy’s Research Blog – January 2009
37Bishop Wrong, N.T. Wrong – December 2008
36Jim West, Dr. Jim West – November 2008
35Duane Smith, Abnormal Interests – October 2008
34Doug Chaplin, MetaCatholic – September 2008
33T. Michael W. Halcomb, pisteuomen | πιστευομεν – August 2008
32John Hobbins, Ancient Hebrew Poetry – July 2008
31James R. Getz, Ketuvim – June 2008
30Tyler F. Williams, Codex: Biblical Studies Blogspot – May 2008
29Jim West, Dr. Jim West – April 2008
28Chris Weimer, Thoughts on Antiquity – March 2008
27Kevin Wilson, Blue Cord – February 2008
26Kevin Edgecomb, Biblicalia – January 2008
25Christian Brady, Targuman – December 2007
24Doug Chaplin, MetaCatholic – November 2007
23John Hobbins, Ancient Hebrew Poetry – October 2007
22Tim Bulkeley, Sansblogue – September 2007
21Duane Smith, Abnormal Interests – August 2007
20Claude Mariottini, Dr. Claude Mariottini – Professor of Old Testament – July 2007
19Stephen L. Cook, Biblische Ausbildung – June 2007
18Danny Zacharias, Deinde – May 2007
17Christopher Heard, Higgaion – April 2007
16Brandon Wason, Novum Testamentum – March 2007
15Charles Halton, Awilum.com – February 2007
14Chris Weimer, Thoughts on Antiquity – January 2007
13Tyler F. Williams, Codex: Biblical Studies Blogspot – December 2006
12Jim West, Dr Jim West – November 2006
11Michael Pahl, The Stuff of Earth – October 2006
10Phil Harland, Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean – September 2006
9Stephen Carlson, Hypotyposeis – August 2006
8Kevin Edgecomb, Biblicalia – July 2006
7Chip Hardy, Daily Hebrew – June 2006
6Benjamin Myers, Faith and Theology – May 2006
5Kevin Wilson, Blue Cord – April 2006
4Loren Rosson III, The Busybody – March 2006
3Rick Brannan, Ricoblog – February 2006
2Tyler F. Williams, Codex Blogspot – January 2006
1Joel Ng, Ebla Logs – March 2005

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