Family jumped from second floor because they were ‘fleeing the devil’

Words fail me.

A baby died when family of 12 leaped from their second floor balcony in France claiming they were fleeing the devil yesterday morning.

Eight more people were injured, some seriously, in the bizarre tragedy when they jumped 20ft in to a car park in Paris suburb of La Verriere.

The incident occurred when when a wife woke to see her husband moving about naked in the room, police said.

via Family jumped from second floor because they were ‘fleeing the devil’ | Mail Online.

Top 50 Biblioblog List is up for October!

Check it out here (and I’m inching my way back to that number 1o spot):

A New Blog to Check Out.

I received a note this morning about a new blog that has just been started.  Here are Prof. Darrell Bock’s views towards the value of technology and the future of scholarship:

To have better contact between the East and West for New Testament Studies, we need to have better means to meet together and promote exchanges. The normal means of doing this at the current large NT gatherings really do not permit the personal level of detailed exchange that is necessary to build the networks that allow a genuine exchange. So we need to find ways to facilitate meetings, despite some of the distance and expense issues. Perhaps internet technology can open up more opportunities for less expensive means of communicating and holding discussions. At the least this option should be explored. I have held classes through Skype that have connected me to others on my own continent, but that certainly is also possible elsewhere where the internet pipe is large enough to handle the load. So a small proposal that is certainly but one small piece of a larger puzzle.

Read on here (and add it to your blogroll):

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