Daily Archives: October 6, 2011

Enjoying Good Works?

I’m still making my way through Chapter 44 of Stephen King’s The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition.  I was sleepy last night, so I didn’t get as much read as I hoped. Although Larry Underwood is no longer a … Continue reading

Posted in Church, School, Stephen King

Outside-of-the-Box

This was the third week of my church’s Bible study group, which is going through Tim Keller’s The Prodigal God, a book about Jesus’ Parable of the Prodigal Son. I appreciated one lady’s outside-of-the-box thoughts.  While Tim Keller says that … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church, Religion

Gentiles and Torah and Proselytism and God-Fearers

I have four items for my write-up today of Louis Feldman’s Jew and Gentile in the Ancient World: 1.  On pages 323-324, Feldman talks about the decline of Jewish proselytism after the Bar Kokhba rebellion, which occurred because many Jews … Continue reading

Posted in Rabbinics, Religion