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Daily Archives: June 1, 2009
The Talmud on “Eye for an Eye”
Ruairidh Boid (M.N. Saraf), “Use, Authority and Exegesis of Mikra in the Samaritan Tradition,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 630-631. We are … Continue reading
Does “Sabbath” Mean “Week”?
In my post for last year’s Pentecost, Pentecost 2008, I discussed the different Jewish reckonings of the Feast of Weeks. To quote my post: “Here’s the deal: Leviticus 23:11-16 tells the Israelites to present a wave sheaf offering to God … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Church, Holidays, Religion 3 Comments
Abner, Joab, and Torture
For my daily quiet time this week, I read II Samuel 3. Here’s the situation: King Saul of Israel has died, and the kingdom is divided two ways. Under the direction of Abner, Saul’s captain of the guard, Saul’s son … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Current Events, II Samuel, Religion, Weekly Quiet Time 1 Comment