Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

Glimmers of Hope

In W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, I read two essays: “Of the Passing of the First-born,” and “Of Alexander Crummell.” In the first essay, Du Bois writes emotionally about the death of his infant son.  On page … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Race

Some Source Criticism on Exodus 19, 24, and 34

For today’s write-up of Volume I of Gerhard Von Rad’s Old Testament Theology, I want to discuss something that Von Rad says on page 189, in a footnote: “The source E dominates the picture of the events at Sinai (Ex. … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion