Daily Archives: January 17, 2016

Avoiding Complacency, or Independence of God

At church this morning, the pastor made an interesting statement during the prayer part of the service.  Our bulletin lists people to pray for, and our church was on the list.  The pastor said that it is acceptable for a … Continue reading

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Pseudepigrapha Saturday: Psalms of David

Originally posted on The Biblical Review:
Introduction to the Text:  When the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in 1947, there were some additional Psalms, one of which was Psalm 155 (keep in mind that the typical Bible only has 150…

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“Biblical Narrative and the Formation of Rabbinic Law” by Jane L. Kanarek

Originally posted on The Biblical Review:
Jane L. Kanarek. Biblical Narrative and the Formation of Rabbinic Law. New York, NY: 2014, 212 pp., $62.99 (hardback on Amazon). Jane L. Kanarek (Assistant Professor of Rabbinics at Hebrew College) argues that “biblical…

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