Daily Archives: December 6, 2009

Let the Earth Rejoice!

For my Latin mass this morning, we had the priest who preaches about love. The topic was our response to the second coming of Christ. The priest said that many people fear the event, thinking it will be the end … Continue reading

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The Ammonite Balaam Story

In Friday’s reading of Joseph Bleckinsopp’s A History of Prophecy in Israel, the following stood out to me (page 41): An inscription roughly contemporary with Isaiah written in ink on plaster, discovered at Deir ‘Alla in what was then the … Continue reading

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