Daily Archives: March 18, 2011

Finishing Lemche’s Israelites in History and Tradition

I finished Niels Peter Lemche’s The Israelites in History and Tradition.  Here are some points: 1. In my opinion, the main point of Lemche’s book is on page 155: “The only thing that remains is the tradition of two tiny … Continue reading

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Ruether’s Version of Original Sin

On page 142 of Gaia and God, Rosemary Ruether says something that we can learn from the Pauline-Augustinian tradition (original sin and the sinfulness of the flesh), after she’s criticized it: “From the Pauline-Augustinian tradition, we derive a profound existentialist … Continue reading

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