Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

The Real Romney 4: Social?

In my latest reading of The Real Romney, Michael Kranish and Scott Helman talk about Mitt Romney’s interactions with people.  The general picture that I got from yesterday’s reading was this: that Romney is really loving and generous to his … Continue reading

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Giving Inside and Outside of Israel

For my write-up today on E.P. Sanders’ Jewish Law from Jesus to the Mishnah, I’ll talk briefly about Sanders’ discussion of the Temple tax, tithes, and offerings in Second Temple Judaism and the Mishnah. Sanders essentially says that the tithe … Continue reading

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