Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

Booker T. Washington’s Approach in a Nut-Shell

In Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery, I read Chapter 14, “The Atlanta Exposition Address.” In my opinion, this is the most important chapter in the book (although I say this with the realization that I still have three chapters … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Race

Beginning Sperling

I started S. David Sperling’s The Original Torah.  Sperling’s argument is that many stories in the Torah are political allegories—they stand for a political situation on which they are commenting.  This isn’t too different from Richard Elliott Friedman’s Who Wrote … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion