Daily Archives: March 6, 2012

John Avlon on the Decline of Rush Limbaugh

John Avlon of The Daily Beast has an excellent article about the decline of Rush Limbaugh, both in terms of the number of his listeners and the quality of his program.  Here are some of my favorite quotes from Avlon’s … Continue reading

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Meier’s Eschatological Jesus

I started volume 2 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus.  On page 3, Meier sums up Jesus’ ministry: “Because of his claim to work miracles, a claim accepted by many, Jesus was not just another prophet … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 5

I have two items for my write-up today on Susan Faludi’s 1991 book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women: 1.  Faludi talks about how the backlash against the advancement of women encourages women to be “forever static and childlike” … Continue reading

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