Daily Archives: March 16, 2010

Josephus on Miracles

Louis Feldman, Josephus’s Interpretation of the Bible (page 219): Inasmuch as the Jews had been accused by their detractors of undue credulity in accepting the decrees of G-d without question, Josephus goes out of his way on a number of occasions … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Greco-Roman, Philosophy, Religion

Feminine Mystique 6

In my reading today of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique (1963), Ms. Friedan critiques college classes that were designed to prepare women for lives as wives and mothers.  On pages 161-162, she discusses their conservative bias: The discussion on premarital intercourse … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Women's History Month