Daily Archives: May 8, 2011

Baptism and Presbyterians

There were two baptisms at church this morning.  I was confused about baptism as I heard the pastor talk, but some of my questions were answered when I read the Westminster Confession (see here).  Remember that I attend a Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Scribal Levites

In this post, I want to talk about Karel Van Der Toorn’s argument in Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible that the scribes of Israel were Levites. Priests were able to write.  Ezekiel was a priest.  Priests … Continue reading

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More on Weinfeld’s Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School

I’m continuing my way through Moshe Weinfeld’s Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School.  I have four items: 1. On page 156, Weinfeld states: “None of the above precludes the possibility that Moses was also responsible for the covenant of vassalship between … Continue reading

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