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Daily Archives: October 17, 2008
FOT 2008, Day 4
Today, I want to comment on a sermon from the Feast of Tabernacles. I remember sermons that were inspiring and, well, cozy. It was cozy to hear why my beliefs were right and the those of the rest of the … Continue reading
Fishbane Paper: Authoritative Law Code?
I may not be as specific in this post in citing Michael Fishbane’s Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (New York: Oxford, 1988), since the Sabbath is almost here, and I want to get this post done soon. But here’s a … Continue reading
Eternal or Historically-Conditioned? The Case of High Places
In Introduction to Rabbinic Literature, Jacob Neusner quotes Mishnah Zebahim 14:4-8, which says that, prior to the establishment of the Tabernacle, “(1) the high places were permitted, and (2) [the sacrificial] service [was done by] the firstborn (Num. 3:12[;] 8:16-18).” … Continue reading
The Scandal of Joe the Plumber
The New York Times today has this article: “Joe in the Spotlight“By LARRY ROHTER and LIZ ROBBINS“It seems that ‘Joe the Plumber,’ who was invoked repeatedly during Wednesday night’s debate, is not a licensed plumber, and his full name is … Continue reading
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