Daily Archives: June 5, 2009

Why’d the Church Accept the Apocrypha?

E. Earl Ellis, “The Old Testament Canon in the Early Church,” Mikra: Text, Translation, Reading and Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, ed. Martin Jan Mulder (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2004) 678. There is no evidence that … Continue reading

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Love from Mortality

G. Reale, A History of Ancient Philosophy: The Schools of the Imperial Age, trans. John R. Catan (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990) 260. The following is from the Golden Verses of Pythagoras, which has an indeterminate date: … Continue reading

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