Daily Archives: October 18, 2012

Frank Moore Cross

I recently learned that Frank Moore Cross has passed on.  Cross was a renowned scholar in the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern languages.  I blogged through one of his books, Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic.  To read my posts … Continue reading

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The Great Betrayal 11

I finished Pat Buchanan’s The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty and Social Justice Are Being Sacrificed to the Gods of the Global Economy. In my latest reading, Buchanan elaborated on his proposal to have a revenue tariff of 15 percent.  … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Political Philosophy, Politics

Ben Sira on Adultery

For my write-up today on the Anchor Bible commentary on The Wisdom of Ben Sira, my focus will be on the topic of adultery.  The text is Ben Sira 23:18-26. Ben Sira 23:18 criticizes the “man who dishonors his marriage … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Rabbinics, Religion, Sirach