Daily Archives: December 19, 2008

Paul Weyrich Has Died

The New York Times has reported that Paul Weyrich has died (see Paul Weyrich, 66, a Conservative Strategist, Dies). Weyrich was a pioneer of the New Right in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Actually, I vaguely recall reading in William Martin’s … Continue reading

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Sons of God in Deut. 32:8, Husband of One Wife, Pre-existent Messiah

1. Martin Jan Mulder, “The Transmission of the Biblical Text,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 93. “Another example of the tendency to … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Comps, Deuteronomy, Jewish-Christian Relations, Rabbinics, Religion, School

Job and Resurrection, Clement on Faith and Works, Christian Edom

1. Roger T. Beckwith, “Formation of the Hebrew Bible,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 74-75. “Josephus’ works list the distinguishing tenets of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Comps, History, Job, Rabbinics, Religion, School

Bush’s Last-Minute Decisions

NPR has a story today, Bush’s Last-Minute ‘Conscience’ Rules Cause Furor. It states, “Health care workers, hospitals and even entire insurance companies could decline to perform, refer or pay for abortion or any other health care practice that violates a … Continue reading

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