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Jesus the Bridegroom Now 40% off at Wipf & Stock

Now through December 31, Wipf & Stock is offering 40% off any purchase through their website, using the discount code BYE2016. The best use of this discount is to buy my book, Jesus the Bridegroom (Pickwick, 2015). Marianne Blickenstaff of Union...
by Reading Acts on Dec 16, 2016

One Million Hits on Reading Acts!

Reading Acts launched in September 2008, and after three years hit about 50,000 views. As of today, the blog had its one millionth hit! Although the majority of these are undoubtedly spambots from eastern Europe hoping to steal my identity or sell m...
by Reading Acts on Apr 15, 2016

One Million Hits on Reading Acts!

Reading Acts launched in September 2008, and after three years hit about 50,000 views. As of today, the blog had its one millionth hit! Although the majority of these are undoubtedly spambots from eastern Europe hoping to steal my identity or sell m...
by Reading Acts on Apr 15, 2016

Social Media Strategy & Tips for Travel Bloggers: Why I’m All About StumbleUpon, Pinterest & ViralTag

Everyone asks me all the time how I use social media platforms like Stumble Upon, Pinterest and Viral Tag to grow my travel blog and get more traffic (TP now gets over 2,000 visitors every day). I wish that I had an easy answer, but the truth is that...
by TravelingPanties on Nov 17, 2015

Jesus the Bridegroom Reviewed by Review of Biblical Literature

Marianne Blickenstaff of Union Presbyterian Seminary reviewed my Jesus the Bridegroom for Review of Biblical Literature. I am very happy to have her review the book, especially since I read her book, ‘While the Bridegroom is with them’...
by Reading Acts on Mar 13, 2015

The Liebster Award

Dan Gullotta nominated me for a Liebster Award. I thank him kindly for this honor, and I am thrilled there is someone out there reading this blog who is not a Brazilian spammer trying to get me to buy Uggs. I am also happy to be on a list with Jim We...
by Reading Acts on Dec 19, 2014

Sixth Anniversary of Reading Acts

On September 1, 2008 Reading Acts published its first post, “Why Acts?” I originally set up this blog as a supplement to my preaching through the Book of Acts at Rush Creek Bible Church. My plan was to offer a few thoughts before and after I prea...
by Reading Acts on Sep 1, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom on Pre-Order from Logos

Here is some good news on my book, Jesus, the Bridegroom. It will be available in the Logos Library as a part of a two-book bundle. The “Wipf & Stock Eschatology Bundle” is on pre-order along with Jonathan Menn’s Biblical Es...
by Reading Acts on Jun 25, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom on Pre-Order from Logos

Here is some good news on my book, Jesus, the Bridegroom. It will be available in the Logos Library as a part of a two-book bundle. The “Wipf & Stock Eschatology Bundle” is on pre-order along with Jonathan Menn’s Biblical Es...
by Reading Acts on Jun 25, 2014

Jesus the Bridegroom Review at First Things

Peter J. Leithart at First Things reviewed my book, Jesus the Bridegroom. Despite being a revised dissertation, he calls it a “fine monograph” despite my “failure to incorporate the temple” into the study. Leithart says R...
by Reading Acts on May 13, 2014

Lectureship in International Politics at Newcastle University

Lecturer in International Politics Newcastle University -School of Geography, Politics & Sociology Salary: Grade F: £32,590 - £36,661 per annum Grade G: £37,756 - £45,053 per annum (with potential progression to £50,688) Closing Date: 14 Mar...
by Chasing Dragons on Feb 4, 2014

New Issue of Critical Studies on Security (Vol 1: 3)

The latest issue of Critical Studies on Security was released over the holiday break. Feature articles include: 'Macrosecuritization and the securitization dilemma in the Canadian Arctic' by Scott Watson 'Hollywood, the Pentagon, and the cinematic pr...
by Chasing Dragons on Jan 6, 2014

Reading Acts – Year in Review

It is traditional for the media to fill out their content at the end of the year with “top ten lists” and other year-in-review type stories. Part of the reason is that no one really wants to work from Christmas to New Year’s Day, so...
by Reading Acts on Dec 31, 2013

Now Available: Jesus the Bridegroom

This is some exciting news:  My book is now available through Amazon and the Wipf & Stock website. The book retails for $33, but Amazon and Wipf & Stock have it discounted. The Kindle version is only $9.99 and claims to have real page number...
by Reading Acts on Dec 27, 2013

Best Travel Blog Posts in 2013 on Travelingpanties.com

For those of you who may be wondering where the heck I’ve been all the time (sorry by the way), I’ve been busy traveling the world and trying to capture it on my luxury travel blog, Travelingpanties! 2013 brought me to some incredible pla...
by Smartypanties on Dec 26, 2013

Post #1000 on Reading Acts

This month Reading Acts celebrated its fifth anniversary. When I started, I was averaging about 4 hits a day for the first few months. This blog now gets about 500 hits a day and it is fast approaching 500,000 hits since 2008. On September 1, 2008 R...
by Reading Acts on Sep 27, 2013

The Politics Virtual Learning and Teaching Issue--and it is Open Access

It's that time of year again for many of us as we transition back into our teaching responsibilities. And increasingly, preparation involves more than updating reading lists, as colleagues seek to implement innovative pedagogical practices into their...
by Chasing Dragons on Sep 9, 2013

The First Issue of Critical Studies on Security--and its #OA

Based on the principle that it is never too late to shamelessly self-promote, I am very pleased to announce that the first issue of Critical Studies on Security was released a few weeks ago. Even better news is that it is open access! The aim of the...
by Chasing Dragons on Aug 27, 2013

Groomed, Repotted, Marathoned, & Domed!

Meant to post this yesterday but was busy with my real job. Got all my new plants fixed up 2 nights ago! (Click pics to biggerize!)Ta-daaa don't they look perfect? Now to keep them that way..(Note, I left one bloomstalk on Lovestruck 'cos I just wann...
by Fuzzy Foliage on Aug 25, 2013

Romio Insiders Answer All Your Burning Questions About New York

One of the reasons I became a blogger was to connect with my readers and share my favorite places I’ve discovered–be it a hidden gem or the most luxurious restaurant in town. I was recently asked by Romio, a New York organization whose go...
by TravelingPanties on Jul 11, 2013


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