Daily Archives: March 2, 2011

Peter Gomes

I learned today that Peter Gomes has passed on.  Gomes was the minister at the Memorial Church at Harvard.  He was a African-American Republican, and, in 1991, he came out of the closet as a homosexual.  I have read that … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Deaths, Life, School

Noth on the Grave of Moses

In page 190 of Making of the Pentateuch, R.N. Whybray states the following about Martin Noth’s search for the original oral traditions about Moses: “For Moses, who was, according to all the Pentateuchal sources, pre-eminently a person who received divine … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Alienation

I’m continuing my way through Jacquelyn Grant’s White Women’s Christ and Black Women’s Jesus.  In my reading today, Dr. Grant talks about how white women participated in the struggle for the rights of African-Americans, one reason (among others) being that … Continue reading

Posted in Roots, Women's History Month