Daily Archives: July 2, 2013

Nixon in Winter 5

For my blog post today about Monica Crowley’s Nixon in Winter, I’ll quote something that Monica says on page 149: “During the first week in February, Nixon and I did a final edit of Beyond Peace, the two main themes … Continue reading

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Interesting Discussions in Christine Hayes’ Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities

I read Christine Hayes’ 2002 book, Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities: Intermarriage and Conversion from the Bible to the Talmud. In this book, Hayes addresses the question of whether or not the Hebrew Bible and Second Temple and rabbinic literature … Continue reading

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