Daily Archives: May 14, 2011

Psalm 24

For my weekly quiet time today, I’ll be blogging about Psalm 24.  I have four items: 1.  Psalm 24:1 affirms that the earth and everything in it belongs to the LORD.  I Corinthians 10:26 quotes this to defend the proposition … Continue reading

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Milgrom on Korah’s Rebellion, Part 4

In this post, I will talk a little about Jacob Milgrom’s discussion regarding Numbers 16 and the Documentary Hypothesis, in his excursus on Korah’s rebellion in the Jewish Publication Society commentary on the Book of Numbers. Milgrom focuses on P’s … Continue reading

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Starting Sparks’ Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Israel

I started Kenton Sparks’ Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Israel.  Here are two points: 1.  Sparks defines ethnicity as “group identity wherein groups of individuals view themselves as being alike by virtue of their common ancestry” (page 1). The Hebrew … Continue reading

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