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Daily Archives: October 27, 2008
Source: Michael Fishbane’s Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (New York: Oxford, 1988) 327. “A reflex of [the Exodus 16 manna] tradition is incorporated into a historiographical psalm, Psalm 78, amidst a catena of instances where Israel disregarded the manifest goodness … Continue reading
Source: Christopher Rowe, “Plato,” The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Philosophy, ed. David Sedley (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003) 111. Christopher Rowe refers to Plato’s Statesman, in which the character Socrates discusses a view on the cosmos’ cycles. In … Continue reading
Source: Sid Z. Leiman, The Canonization of Hebrew Scripture: The Talmudic and Midrashic Evidence (Hamden: Archon, 1976) 103-104. According to the rabbis, a person who touches an impure object gains second degree impurity with respect to his hands. One removes … Continue reading
In My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith, Benyamin Cohen says the following about the prosperity Gospel: “Although Judaism has similar notions about prosperity–our prayers often ask for sustenance–it is, by … Continue reading
I’m reading an excellent book right now, Benyamin Cohen’s My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith. It’s about an orthodox Jew who grows tired of Judaism and decides to sample the … Continue reading