Daily Archives: March 29, 2012

Open-Ended on Judging

I enjoyed my church’s Bible study last night.  We’re going through Margaret Feinberg’s Scouting the Divine: Searching for God in Wine, Wool, and Wild Honey. Something that I appreciate about Feinberg’s curriculum is that its questions are truly open-ended.  For … Continue reading

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Meier on the Sadducees

For my write-up today on volume 3 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus, I’ll talk about some of what Meier says concerning the Sadducees. 1.  Meier spends a lot of time dispelling or modifying certain ideas … Continue reading

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Nancy Barrett, “Poverty, Welfare, and Comparable Worth”

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly edited a 1984 book entitled Equal Pay for UNequal Work: A Conference on Comparable Worth.  I do not plan on reading the entire book right now, but I may do that for a future Women’s History … Continue reading

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