Daily Archives: March 26, 2010

Betty Friedan, Phyllis Schlafly, and the Proverbs 31 Woman

In this post, I’d like to look at the virtuous woman in Proverbs 31, and comment about whether or not Betty Friedan (and, in a few cases, Phyllis Schlafly) would approve of her.  I’ll paste the NIV, then I’ll comment … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Little House, Religion, Television, Women's History Month

“Elohim” for “YHWH”: Is This Significant?

I started Sara Japhet’s The Ideology of the Book of Chronicles and Its Place in Biblical Thought last night.  On Sunday, I’ll probably start some other books as well: one book on Gnosticism, another on a Mishnah tractate on agriculture, … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Oleson Vs. Oleson

I just watched the Little House on the Prairie episode, Oleson vs. Oleson.  What happens is this: A woman comes to Walnut Grove to give a lecture against a law that gives a woman’s property to her husband once they marry.  … Continue reading

Posted in Little House, Television, Women's History Month