Daily Archives: March 16, 2011

Finishing Van Seters’ Life of Moses

I finished John Van Seters’ Life of Moses. Here are some points: 1. In my first item, I’ll present two views on the dating of Balaam’s oracles in Numbers 24. First, here’s Van Seters’ view, on page 435: “The picture … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Ruether on the Environment and Poverty

In my reading today of Gaia and God, Rosemary Ruether talks about the environment.  Among her topics are the dangers of acid rain, how “complex biotic communities” that are being destroyed will be replaced by “weeds” and “pests” (i.e., cockroaches) … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Women's History Month