On Williams and Ehrman

Peter J Williams and Bart Ehrman recently conducted an exceptional discussion of the historicity of the gospels on the Unbelievable show. This article includes criticisms of either side. Against the Christian side: I think Peter was overly reluctant against granting the possibility of contradictions or errors in the gospel. In the case of the death … Read more On Williams and Ehrman

Code, Humility, and Passion

Learning to code is a great way to elevate your income and quality of life for many people, but learning to code is not equally straightforward for everyone. People learn in different ways. This article hypothesizes a framework for grouping individuals into 3 groups: Self-teachable Individuals Teachable Individuals Learning-Challenged individuals Keep in mind, the above … Read more Code, Humility, and Passion

Preparing to Submit My First Academic Paper

I previously wrote about submitting a working paper to SSRN. I recently uploaded my second major revision and I am now looking around for a journal in which to publish. This article covers my decision process on journal prioritization. Basically, I looked at a combination of four factors, in prioritized order: Acceptance rate multiplied by … Read more Preparing to Submit My First Academic Paper

Following Academics

This article outlines the list of academic individuals and journals that I follow, along with the method of following them. Google Scholar and Academic Sequitur are my two main methods of automatically following the academy. When I follow using Google Scholar, I check all three following options: Papers from the person, papers citing the person, … Read more Following Academics