Daily Archives: March 27, 2012

Does Everyone (or Anyone) Have to Be a Theologian?

There was an excellent post on Rachel Held Evans’ blog by an anonymous poster, entitled Will You Always Believe in Jesus, Mama?  I heartily recommend the post.  But what I want to talk about here is something that a commenter … Continue reading

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Josephus Hated the Pharisees; Any Pharisees in Galilee?; A Return to the Garden

I have three items for my write-up today on volume 3 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus. 1.  I wrote a paper on the Pharisees for a class years ago.  What I found in my reading … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion, School

George Gilder and Susan Faludi

For today’s Women’s History Month post, I will talk about two articles by conservative economist George Gilder, whom Susan Faludi talks about in her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.  The first article is “The Relationship of … Continue reading

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