Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

Jesus’ Ministry and the Parousia

For today’s write-up on volume 2 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, I will talk about the relationship between Jesus’ ministry and the parousia (the coming of the Son of Man). I have long wondered what … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Foreshadowing Vinick as Santos’ Secretary of State?

I’ve been watching The West Wing over the past several months with my Mom and her husband.  We finished the final season, Season 7, last week.  I thought this morning: It was awesome that Democratic President Matthew Santos selected his … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 12

In my reading of Susan Faludi’s 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, I’ve moved into what may turn out to be my favorite part of the book: Faludi’s critique of the New Right.  I enjoy reading about … Continue reading

Posted in Political Philosophy, Politics, Women's History Month