Daily Archives: October 7, 2008

Fishbane Paper: Post-Exilic Controversy

In Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (New York: Oxford, 1988), Michael Fishbane presents a traditum–traditio model, in which a biblical author interprets an authoritative traditum. I have problems with blowing this idea off completely, since there are times when a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Books, Fishbane, Papers, Religion

Barack, McCain, and the Economy

John McCain gets ridiculed for saying he doesn’t know much about the economy. To be honest, I think both candidates are Palin-esque when it comes to that issue, in that they speak in generalities or cliches. On foreign affairs, they … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Current Events, Politics, Sarah Palin | 6 Comments