Daily Archives: August 19, 2009

Bob Novak

Robert Novak passed away today. I first encountered his name in the Indianapolis News. As a youngster, I read syndicated columnists, such as William F. Buckley and Evans and Novak. I usually didn’t detect a particular ideology when I read … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Politics

Genesis 3:22: Man Was Like One of Us

Moshe Halbertal, People of the Book: Canon, Meaning, and Authority (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997) 43. Halbertal discusses charitable and not-so-charitable ways that interpreters have read the Hebrew Bible, and he quotes a Gnostic interpretation of Genesis 3:22 as an … Continue reading

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