Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Thompson on the Mesha Stele and Hellenistic Context

I started Thomas Thompson’s Mythic Past.  In this post, I will talk about two issues: Thompson’s treatment of the Mesha Stele, and his placement of the origins of certain biblical narratives within a Hellenistic context. 1. On page 10, Thompson … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Fox on the Cosmic Christ

On pages 241-242 of Gaia and God, Rosemary Ruether summarizes the views of Matthew Fox on the cosmic Christ: “Christ is not simply confined to the historical Jesus, nor only related to human souls.  Christ is the immanent Wisdom of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion, Women's History Month