Daily Archives: December 13, 2011

David Marshall: “The Middle Path of Truth”

I read Chapter 2 of David Marshall’s Jesus and the Religions of Man.  Chapter 2 is entitled “The Middle Path of Truth: The Marriage of Faith and Reason”.  In this post, I will use as my starting-point something that Marshall … Continue reading

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The Great Tribunal, Fence Around the Torah, Onias, Antiochus’ Regret

I have four items for my write-up today on The Cambridge History of Judaism, Volume Two: The Hellenistic Age: 1.  My first items draws from two articles in this volume, both by Louis Finkelstein:  “The men of the Great Synagogue … Continue reading

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