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Daily Archives: December 5, 2008
Antichrist, Authoritarianism, Lilith
It’s almost the Sabbath, so I don’t have time to write long posts about my readings. Plus, I’m tired. So I’m going to do three posts in one: 1. Source: Devorah Dimant, “Qumran Sectarian Literature,” Jewish Writings of the Second … Continue reading
Aggadic Stories Soothing the Soul
Source: H. Graetz, History of the Jews, volume II (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1893) 623. “The reigning distress offered no scope for the profundities of the Halacha, but furthered the study of the cheerful Agada, which, diving deep … Continue reading
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Seeking a Resting Place
Source: Philip Schaff, History of the Christian Church, Volume II: Ante-Nicene Christianity (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 1910) 120. “The ADAPTATION of Christianity to the deepest needs of human nature, which it alone can meet. Here belongs Tertullian’s…profound thought, that … Continue reading
Physical Vs. Spiritual Cleansing
Source: Devorah Dimant, “Qumran Sectarian Literature,” Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period, ed. Michael E. Stone (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984) 499. “In this respect the sect resembles the Pharisaic Haburoth…but unlike the latter it connected the maintenance of purity with … Continue reading