Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Leuchter-reimagining the Sea and Moses — theoutwardquest

I have often given reasons on this blog about why the exodus from Egypt happened. Bible writers embellished the story and there are accounts that do not entirely jibe. But there were Semitic laborers exploited by the Egyptians and there … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Captives, by R.A. Denny

R.A. Denny.  Captives.  (Mud, Rocks, and Trees, Book 3).  2017.  See here to buy the book. Captives is the third volume of R.A. Denny’s fantasy series, “Mud, Rocks, and Trees.”  Emperor Zoltov is the despotic ruler of Tzoladia.  There is … Continue reading

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Authorial Third Person Narration–in Thucydides, Josephus, Xenophon, and Caesar–Versus the Gospel of Matthew — Κέλσος

One of the issues that pops up frequently, when discussing the authorial anonymity of the Gospel of Matthew, is how a number of Classical authors refer to themselves in the third person, when narrating historical events in which they themselves … Continue reading

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