Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

Takers, Dismissal

I have two items for my write-up today on Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition: 1.  Larry Underwood (see here) has come home to his Mom because he has a lot of debts, even though he has … Continue reading

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Psalm 42

For my weekly quiet time this week, I will blog about Psalm 42 and its interpreters.  The Psalmist longs for God, as a deer pants for water.  But, instead, the Psalmist drinks tears, as his enemies derisively ask him where … Continue reading

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Concluding Frymer-Kensky’s In the Wake of the Goddesses

I finished Tikva Frymer-Kensky’s In the Wake of the Goddesses: Women, Culture, and the Biblical Transformation of Pagan Myth.  In my reading today, Frymer-Kensky argued against the notion that the Canaanites and the Israelites had cult prostitutes.  She says that … Continue reading

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