Daily Archives: August 28, 2011

Stories on Love

The topic at church this morning was love.  In the sermon, the pastor had a lot of good stories.  He opened with a story about Will Durant, who tried to find happiness in learning, in travel, and in writing, and … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Religion

Beginning Mark Smith’s Untold Stories

I started Mark Smith’s Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century.  Ugaritic was a Semitic language in the ancient city of Ugarit, in Syria.  A farmer in 1928 stumbled on a stone while ploughing, dug underneath … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion, Stephen King