Daily Archives: February 22, 2011

“Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie on Them”

In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read Chapter 11, “Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie on Them.” In this chapter, I encountered some of the same themes that I’ve noticed in previous chapters—only, in some cases, Booker … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Race

DtrH: Did Noth Overlook Stuff?

I read Martin Noth’s The Deuteronomistic History.  The reason I read it was that I wasn’t completely sold on Richard Elliott Friedman’s narration of the history of biblical scholarship regarding the Deuteronomist, in Who Wrote the Bible?  The way Friedman … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion