Daily Archives: March 8, 2010

Phyllis Schlafly’s Positive Woman 8

For my write-up today of Phyllis Schlafly’s Power of the Positive Woman, I have three items: 1.  On page 111, Mrs. Schlafly states: More recently, militant women have been demanding jobs in fire departments.  Not only is a fireman’s work … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Television, Uncategorized, Women's History Month | 3 Comments

Josephus Walks a Fine Line, Sword of the Evil One, Baal the Mediator, Big Government Fills the Void

1.  In Josephus and His Interpreters, Louis Feldman discusses how Josephus tries to present biblical characters as exemplary in terms of Greco-Roman virtues.  Josephus portrays them as physically attractive, wise and precocious in their youth, and militarily adept.  But he … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Greco-Roman, Religion