Daily Archives: February 2, 2011

Albertz on the Wilderness

I started Volume I of Rainer Albertz’s A History of Israelite Religion in the Old Testament Period.  In this post, I want to summarize Albertz’s discussion of the wilderness narratives. You’d think that Albertz dismisses the historicity of the biblical … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

“Of the Dawn of Freedom”

In W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, I read the essay, “Of the Dawn of Freedom.”  In it, Dr. Du Bois discusses the history of race relations in the United States from the beginning of the Civil War … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, History, Race