Daily Archives: June 5, 2011

Wacholder’s Messianism and Mishnah

I read (or actually reread) Ben Zion Wacholder’s Messianism and Mishnah.  Wacholder summarizes his argument on pages 34-35: “As I see them, the mishnaic allusions to priestly and levitical privileges, the sacrificial cult in the Temple, as well as the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion

Ascension Sunday

Today at church, we had a baptism, celebrated the Lord’s supper, and recognized Ascension Sunday. I remember celebrating Ascension Thursday at the Latin mass that I attended in Cincinnati.  The priest who preached about love was speaking at that service, … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Religion