Daily Archives: March 16, 2012

“Government to shut down Texas women’s health program”

Reuters recently had a story entitled Government to shut down Texas women’s health program.  The opening paragraph states: “The Obama Administration on Thursday said it would begin shutting down a program that provides health care for more than 100,000 low-income … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 15

In my latest reading of Susan Faludi’s 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, Faludi critiqued four intellectual opponents of feminism: George Gilder, Allan Bloom, and Michael and Margarita Levin. I found Faludi’s discussion of George Gilder to … Continue reading

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

Meier on Sabbath Controversies and Jesus’ Confusing Itinerary

I have two items for my write-up today on volume 2 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus. 1.  Meier does not believe that the Sabbath controversy in Mark 3:1-6 happened, but he is open to the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Mark, Religion