Daily Archives: May 28, 2013

Lars and the Real Girl, and a Community’s Acceptance

I watched the 2007 movie Lars and the Real Girl a couple of nights ago.  You can read about it here.  Also check out Roger Ebert’s excellent review of the movie. There were plenty of times when I was bored … Continue reading

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Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician 12

President Richard Nixon criticized the Baby Boomers who were protesting against the Vietnam War, calling the ones who were “blowing up the campuses” “bums” (Nixon’s words).  Meanwhile, Nixon praised the soldiers fighting in Vietnam, portraying them as heroes.  Stephen Ambrose … Continue reading

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Who Wrote Joshua 22?

I was thinking about the authorship of Joshua 22.  I don’t know anything about the scholarly discussion on this issue, but I was just looking at elements of the chapter and I was asking myself who could have written it. … Continue reading

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