Daily Archives: October 12, 2008

Can We Benefit from Oppression?

For my weekly quiet time yesterday, I read I Samuel 2. In it, Eli’s priestly sons take the best part of the sacrifices for themselves, when they should be leaving it for God. They also force people to hand over … Continue reading

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Comps, Fishbane Paper: Canonization

One question with which I’ve wrestled as I’ve thought about my Fishbane paper is this: when did Israel’s traditions become an authoritative traditum? I’m not in the mood right now to sort out what Fishbane believes about that, though it … Continue reading

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