Daily Archives: March 30, 2012

Meier on the Essenes, Samaritans, Scribes, and Herodians

For my write-up today on volume 3 of John Meier’s A Marginal Jew, Rethinking the Historical Jesus, I’ll use as my launch-pad some of what Meier says on page 567, where Meier summarizes what he considers to be Jesus’ interaction … Continue reading

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Connie Marshner

Connie Marshner is a conservative figure whom Susan Faludi discusses in her 1991 book Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women.  In this post, I’ll talk about the times when I have come across that name. The first time that … Continue reading

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