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Daily Archives: November 14, 2008
Well, it’s sunset and is officially the Sabbath, so I will save my Fishbane and Graetz posts for tomorrow evening. But I’ll probably still do some fun posts in the meantime!
Source: George W.E. Nickelsburg, “The Bible Rewritten and Expanded,” Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period, ed. Michael E. Stone (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984) 92. “The Semihazah story in I Enoch 6-11 is an apocalypticized retelling of the Genesis story, and … Continue reading
Source: John Sellars, Stoicism (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006) 3. “Nevertheless the result is a powerful summary of Stoic practical philosophy, and the opening chapter perfectly captures the essence of Epictetus’ philosophy as we know it: ‘Of things, some … Continue reading
Source: Michael Fishbane’s Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel (New York: Oxford, 1988) 186-187. Does the Torah command sacrifice of the firstborn? We saw that Exodus 22:29-30 commands the Israelites to give their firstborn to God, but does that necessarily mean … Continue reading
Source: John Sellars, Stoicism (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006) 3. “…in brief the Stoics proposed a materialist ontology in which God permeates the entire cosmos as a material force. They claimed that virtue alone is sufficient for happiness and … Continue reading
Source: H. Graetz, History of the Jews, volume II (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1893) 238. “Frivolity in the women and licentiousness in the men were so completely the order of the day that the most eminent teacher of … Continue reading