Daily Archives: February 21, 2011

Completing Whybray

I finished R.N. Whybray’s The Making of the Pentateuch.  In this post, I want to discuss two issues: Moses and oral tradition, and Whybray’s dating of the Pentateuch to the sixth century B.C.E. 1.  On page 219, a criticism of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

“A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw”

In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read chapter 10, “A Harder Task Than Making Bricks Without Straw.” Three points stood out to me in today’s reading: 1.  Washington said that he had the students of Tuskegee build the … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Race, Roots