Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

Gabe Dimas and C.S. Lewis

I finished Season 3 of Six Feet Under last week.  In one of the episodes that I watched, Claire Fisher’s departed Dad takes her to heaven, or some realm of the afterlife. In a park in heaven, Claire sees her … Continue reading

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The Real Romney 1

I started The Real Romney, by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman.  I’ve wanted to read this book ever since I read the Book Description on Amazon (see here).  The following parts of the Book Description especially stood out to me: … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Political Philosophy, Politics, Religion

Starting E.P. Sanders’ Jewish Law from Jesus to the Mishnah

I started E.P. Sanders’ Jewish Law from Jesus to the Mishnah: Five Studies.  There were a variety of interesting items in my latest reading: —-I remember reading in Samuele Bacchiocchi’s From Sabbath to Sunday a while back that Judaism banned … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion