Daily Archives: August 25, 2011

Coping with Rejection, and Stephen King’s IT

In Chapter 11 of Stephen King’s IT, “Walking Tours”, some members of the Losers’ Club are walking about their childhood home of Derry, Maine.  Eddie Kasprak does so and reminisces about his childhood.  As he walks through what was a … Continue reading

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Cohen on Gentiles and Judaism

I’m continuing my way through Shaye Cohen’s The Beginnings of Jewishness: Boundaries, Varieties, Uncertainties.  In this post, I’ll talk some things that I got out of Chapters 4-5. In Chapter 4, “From Ethnos to Ethno-Religion”, Cohen addresses a question.  In … Continue reading

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