Daily Archives: October 3, 2011

The Mysterious Notewriter; Ben Faulkner

The Desperate Housewives episode this week had good scenes.  Last week, I was speculating about who left the note in Bree’s mailbox, which had the exact same wording as the note that Mary Alice Young got in Season 1.  I … Continue reading

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Self-Recognition, Glenn Bateman’s Summary of Sociology

For my write-up today of Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition, I’ll talk about two passages: 1.  On page 380, Larry’s female companion on his journey, Rita, has just died, and Larry feels a great deal of … Continue reading

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Antiochus Epiphanes, Celsus on Discontinuity

I have two items today for my post on Louis Feldman’s Jew and Gentile in the Ancient World: 1.  On pages 91-92, Feldman argues that the Seleucid Antiochus IV Epiphanes of the second century B.C.E. did not persecute the Jews … Continue reading

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