Carnival (per wiki) is a festival preceding Lent. But we precede in November, that other penitential season, Advent. And we are preceded in turn by the October Biblical Studies carnival which is now available. Our penitence may continue but there is celebration also.
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The November 2012 Carnival will be here -let me know of your favorite Biblical Studies posts at dustcarnival at gmail.
I am preparing daily - but I will miss things - so please promote your favorite posts, yours or others.