Daily Archives: March 31, 2011

Concluding Women’s History Month

Today is the last day of Women’s History Month, and I found two good passages by Shmuel Safrai in The Literature of the Sages, Part I. Here is the first one, which is on page 54: “[A] detail of great … Continue reading

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Thompson on the Nuzi Texts and Genesis 15

In my write-up today of Thomas Thompson’s Historicity of the Patriarchal Narratives, I will talk some about Thompson’s treatment of the Nuzi texts.  The Nuzi texts are from Mesopotamia, and they contain information about “administrative, social, economic, and legal structures … Continue reading

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