Daily Archives: August 24, 2012

Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father 8: Can You Fight City Hall?

For my write-up today on Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, I’ll talk about the issue of success in social activism, while also drawing on some of my favorite passages in my latest reading. … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Politics

Why Mark’s Abrupt Ending?

I finished W.D. Davies’ The Gospel and the Land.  Davies includes as Appendix IV an article by Gunter Stemberger entitled “Galilee—-Land of Salvation?”  Stemberger is arguing against certain viewpoints about Galilee in the Gospels—-that there was a Galilean church, for … Continue reading

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