Daily Archives: September 27, 2011

Recovering from Wisdom Teeth Operation

Over the next few days, I’ll be recovering from having had three of my wisdom teeth pulled, so, if I don’t get to your comments during that time, it’s not because I’m being stuck up.  I’ll probably still be writing … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Past and the Present

I have two items for today’s write-up of Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition: 1.  In Chapter 34, we’re introduced to Donald Merwin Elbert, also known as the “Trashcan Man”.  The Trashcan Man is a pyromaniac, and … Continue reading

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Josephus and James, the Brother of Jesus

For my write-up today of Cambridge History of Judaism, Volume Three: The Early Roman Period, I’ll talk about some things from page 770 of J. Carleton Paget’s essay on “Jewish Christianity”. Paget refers to Josephus’ Antiquities 20:197-203.  This passage is … Continue reading

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