Daily Archives: August 21, 2012

Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father 5

In my latest reading of Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, Barack Obama talks about his time at Columbia University, his work in the corporate world, and then his entrance into the world of community organizing. … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Politics, Race

Heavenly and Earthly Zion

In my latest reading of W.D. Davies’ The Gospel and the Land, there were two issues that stood out to me. 1.  First, there was the issue of the heavenly Jerusalem.  According to Davies, there’s a notion in the pseudepigrapha … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion