Daily Archives: December 15, 2011

Scattered Ramblings on II Maccabees

For my write up today on The Cambridge History of Judaism, Volume Two: The Hellenistic Age, I’ll focus on the book of II Maccabees. On pages 294-295, Jonathan Goldstein defines a difference between I Maccabees and II Maccabees: “The author … Continue reading

Posted in I Maccabees, II Maccabees, Religion

David Marshall: “The Sexual Revolution”

In David Marshall’s Jesus and the Religions of Man, I read Chapter 4, “The Sexual Revolution”.  Marshall argues that the sexual revolution was a bad thing.  He says that it has cheapened people and sex, and, drawing from studies and … Continue reading

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