Daily Archives: April 17, 2011

Palm Sunday 2011

At church this morning, we celebrated Palm Sunday.  I learned that the donkey has a cross on its back (see here).  I also learned that “Hosanna” means “Save”—and I could figure out why it meant that: In Hebrew, it’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church, Religion, Zechariah

Inconsistent Abraham?

Today, I’ll write about a couple of items in Thomas Thompson’s Origin Tradition in Ancient Israel.  On pages 35 and 204-205, Thompson talks about the diversity of the character of Abraham in the Book of Genesis. On page 35, Thompson … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Brothers and Sisters, Religion