Daily Archives: June 12, 2008

Judy Blume

Don’t worry, this is not an obituary! John Hobbins has a post entitled, biblical bloggers discuss children’s books: a first list, and yours truly happens to be one of those biblical bloggers. And so the author I want to discuss … Continue reading

Posted in Books, History, Life, Religion

Matthew: Sabbath, Discontentment, and Stewardship

Today, I’ll start to wrap up my posts on my Matthew daily quiet times (unless I get a gust of inspiration for future posts, of course). I’m reading Luke right now, so I’m somewhat eager to blog about that. I … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Daily Quiet Time, Matthew, Religion | 2 Comments

Matthew, Jewish Sources, and Vows, Part II

In Matthew 23:16-22, Jesus says the following about the Pharisees’ approach to vows and oaths: “Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the sanctuary is bound by nothing, but whoever swears by the gold of the sanctuary … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Daily Quiet Time, Jewish-Christian Relations, Matthew, Rabbinics, Religion