Daily Archives: July 5, 2012

This Is Herman Cain 5

In my latest reading of This Is Herman Cain, Herman Cain presents his perspectives on a variety of issues.  Cain criticized President Barack Obama’s call for Israel to return to her pre-1967 borders, which (I think) was Israel’s borders before … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Political Philosophy, Politics

The Therapeutae

I started Joan Taylor’s Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo’s ‘Therapeutae’ Reconsidered. The Therapeutae were a Jewish group that was near Lake Mareotis, which is close to Alexandria, Egypt.  On page 99, Taylor refers to them as “an educated … Continue reading

Posted in Greco-Roman, Philosophy, Religion