Daily Archives: May 13, 2011

Milgrom on Korah’s Rebellion, Part 3

This is Part 3 of my series on Jacob Milgrom’s excursus on Korah’s rebellion in Numbers 16.  This excursus is in Milgrom’s Jewish Publication Society commentary on the Book of Numbers. In this post, I will talk some about Milgrom’s … Continue reading

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My Fifteen Favorite Smallville Episodes (and Other Things Smallville)

Today is the day of the very last Smallville episode—after a remarkable ten-year run.  Although I have been dissatisfied with the last four seasons, I still want to pay homage to the series, for it has been a comfort to … Continue reading

Posted in Smallville, Television

Van Der Toorn on Canonization

In this post, I’ll share a quote by Karel Van Der Toorn’s on canonization in Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible.  On page 263, Van Der Toorn states what he believes led to canonization of the Hebrew … Continue reading

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