Biblioblogging Our Matrix: Exploring the Potential and Perplexities of Academic Blogging

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January 2010

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Bulletin for the Study of Religion


The phenomenon of "biblioblogging" has not only brought Biblical studies into close contact with popular new media and modes of communication, but also regularly brings the public and private, the peer-reviewed and the popular, into close proximity with one another. This article explores some of the reasons why an increasing number of academics in Biblical studies blog, as well as some of the ways in which blogging can serve the needs of the academy


First publication by Bulletin for the Study of Religion and Equinox. Note: link is to publisher's website where this article is available for a fee.