Daily Archives: March 24, 2011

My Pro-Environment Family

In Gaia and God, I found some interesting things on pages 260-261, things that relate to my family.  Rosemary Ruether advocates “greatly improved insulation”, which can contribute to lessening heating costs.  That is relevant to my family because my Dad … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Family, Women's History Month

Thompson on Ancient Israel and the Trans-National Worship of YHWH

I’m continuing my way through Thomas Thompson’s Mythic Past.  In this post, I want to talk about Thompson’s discussion of two issues: the origins of ancient Israel and the worship of Yahweh in non-Israelite areas. 1.  According to Thompson, there … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion