Daily Archives: July 12, 2010

Plato’s Soul and Rhetoric

In G.A. Kennedy’s New History of Classical Rhetoric, something on page 221 stood out to me.  I’ll start with some background information.  In Plato’s Republic, Socrates tries to define righteousness.  He doesn’t believe that righteousness should be done to receive … Continue reading

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Bartlett’s Jobian Rant

Rolf Rendtorff, The Old Testament: An Introduction, page 252: …God no longer observes the right: he destroys innocent and guilty ([Job] 9.22f; 10.14-17 etc.).  Therefore Job challenges him to stand trial. I watched a West Wing episode from the second … Continue reading

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