Daily Archives: November 22, 2011

Longing for Home

For my write-up today on Stephen King’s Needful Things, I will talk about a passage on page 263: “Home, that was the thing to think about.  Home and her beautiful carnival glass lampshade.  Home and the Sunday Super Movie.  Home … Continue reading

Posted in Stephen King

John Shore on Coping with the Holidays

This will be a two-parter on experiencing the Thanksgiving holiday, and I will be using other bloggers’ posts as a launch-pad.  Today, I’ll direct you to John Shore’s The Beatitude Attitude: 9 Tips for Avoiding Family Stress Over the Holidays. … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays

Das Discusses Blamelessness

In my reading of A. Andrew Das’ Paul and the Jews, I appreciated Das’ discussion on pages 142-148 about the concept of blamelessness in Second Temple Judaism.  To be honest, I could not tell whether Das was agreeing or disagreeing … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion