Daily Archives: May 2, 2011

Tigay on the Feast of Booths

In this post, I will talk some about Jeffrey Tigay’s Excursus 17, “The Name of the Feast of Booths”, in his Jewish Publication Society commentary on Deuteronomy. Leviticus 23:42-43 affirms that the Israelites are to dwell in booths during the … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden Is Dead

As many of you know, Osama Bin Laden is dead.  We went into Pakistan and took him out.  This was a delicate move.  Remember all the talk during the 2008 Presidential election about Obama’s idea that we go into Pakistan … Continue reading

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Lemche on the Canaanites

For my write-up today of Niels Peter Lemche’s Prelude to Israel’s Past, I’ll talk a little about what Lemche says about the Canaanites, or, for Lemche, the so-called Canaanites. One page 104, Lemche begins his discussion by citing Genesis 12:6, … Continue reading

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