Daily Archives: March 23, 2012

Did Judas Historically Betray Jesus?

In my last reading of volume 3 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, Meier defends the historicity of Judas’ betrayal of Jesus. Meier believes that the tradition that Judas betrayed Jesus is multiply attested by independent … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Susan Faludi, Backlash 22

In my latest reading of Susan Faludi’s 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, Faludi told some really gut-wrenching stories.  She talked about a pregnant woman with a terminal illness, and how a judge ordered for her unborn … Continue reading

Posted in Ronald Reagan, Women's History Month