Daily Archives: February 1, 2011

Levinson on Courts, Deuteronomy’s Authors

I finished Bernard Levinson’s Deuteronomy and the Hermeneutics of Legal Innovation.  In this post, I want to address two issues: courts, and the authors of the Book of Deuteronomy. 1.  According to Levinson, in both ancient Israel (at one point) … Continue reading

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“Of Our Spiritual Strivings”

February is Black History Month, and, this February, time permitting, I will be blogging through two books: W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk (which is dated to 1903), and Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery. I’ve watched Roots: … Continue reading

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