Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

Education Leads to Unhappiness—But a Good Unhappiness

In W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, I read “Of the Coming of John.” This essay is about John, an educated African-American who runs into struggles when he tries to help his community.  When he urges his congregation … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Race

J, E, and P

In my post yesterday on Volume I of Gerhard Von Rad’s Old Testament Theology, I talked about some scholarly attempts to identify the J and the E sources in Exodus 19, 24, and 34.  The division of sources was not … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion