Daily Archives: October 1, 2008

Paper on IV Maccabees: Philo on Antinomian Jews

Martin Hengel, Judaism and Hellenism: Studies in their Encounter in Palestine during the Early Hellenistic Period (London: SCM, 1974) 301. “Philo, too, reports much criticism of the Torah in Greek-educated and predominantly Jewish circles in Alexandria, ‘who disregard kinsmen and … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, History, II Maccabees, IV Maccabees, Papers, Politeia Paper, Religion

Sarah Speaks from the Heart

Sarah Palin was on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show recently (see here). She speaks from the heart about her reaction to her less-than-stellar interviews, her family’s past struggle to pay for health insurance, the impact of the financial crisis on her … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Current Events, Politics, Sarah Palin

So What?

Michelle Malkin has an article, A debate “moderator” in the tank for Obama, which shows that Gwen Ifill is an Obama supporter. Gwen will moderate Thursday’s Vice-Presidential debate. My question: “So what?” Most of the news media are liberal. That’s … Continue reading

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