Daily Archives: August 1, 2018

Leuchter-Levites at the gate

Originally posted on theoutwardquest:
In The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity Mark Leuchter deals with Deuteronomy as a text composed retrospectively in about -622. The story about the discovery of the scroll in the Temple is fiction. What…

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Lewis, Tolkien and Different Views of Fan Fiction

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
One of the assignments that I give my students, adapted from the late C.S. Lewis scholar Dr. Bruce Edwards, is for students to get into groups and sketch out an 8th Chronicle of…

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Reactions to Religion

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
A Christian journalist writes: With oozing condescension, they lament that someone otherwise so smart and perceptive — i.e., someone who agrees with them on the issues — can’t let go of faith… I find…

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Audiobook Review: Sense & Sensibility

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Sense & Sensibility, by Jane Austen, read by Wanda McCaddon As someone who has both repeatedly read and listened to [1] Jane Austen’s novels, one might wonder what one gets out of an experience…

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Audiobook Review: Emma

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
Emma, by Jane Austen, read by Victoria Morgan I must admit that although I am deeply fond of Jane Austen [1], that Emma is my least favorite of her six main novels.  Figuring out…

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Trump and Trade: Protectionist Buffoon…or Master Negotiator Using 3-Dimensional Chess to Lower Tariffs?

Originally posted on International Liberty:
By starting a trade war, President Trump is playing with matches in a gunpowder factory. Other nations are retaliating, creating the risk of escalating tit-for-tat protectionism. But is that really what’s happening? Is it possible…

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July 2018 Biblical Studies Carnival

July 2018 Biblical Studies Carnival

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