Daily Archives: March 12, 2014

Milgrom-keret

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
Here is an interesting take on the Hebrew Bible’s idea of the afterlife. Jacob Milgrom, in Leviticus from the Continental Commentary series, considers the Hebrew word karet.  We translate it as “cut off”.  There are 18…

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Book Write-Up: Binding the Strong Man, by Ched Myers

Ched Myers.  Binding the Strong Man: A Political Reading of Mark’s Story of Jesus.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1988. I have been interested in the political ramifications of Jesus and early Christianity in terms of their Jewish and Roman … Continue reading

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