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Top Posts & Pages
- Matthew 4:18-22: Why Did They Follow Him?
- Why Did Jesus Tell Mary, "Mine Hour Is Not Yet Come" (John 2:4)?
- Is Dale Carnegie Biblical?; Compromise for God; Pagan Roots; Callimachus; Priests and Allegory; Israelite Welfare System; Lois Wilson
- More on Christ in the Rig Veda (With a Question Mark)
- The "We-Passages"
- Joan of Arcadia, Season 3
- "Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning"
- Did David Know That Uriah Knew (Assuming Uriah Knew)?
- Exodus 22:2-3 and Self-Defense
- Chapters 19, 21-23 of The Stand
- The New American on Pro-Life Laws and Keri Lake
- Tucker’s 5/17/2022 Monologue
- The Z Man: The Party’s Over
- David Cole on the Absurdity of WaPo “Fact-Checking” and the Woke “Words Kill” Meme
- FAIR: What You Should Really Know About Ukraine
- NYMAG: Joe Biden’s Big Squeeze
- Book Write-Up: The Alchemy Thief, by R.A. Denny
- Book Write-Ups: The Servant of the Lord and His Servant People; Reformation Commentary on John 13-21; Every Leaf, Line, and Letter
- The New American: Celebrate! Columbus “Divided History” and Deserves to be Defended, Not Upended
- Morning Wire: China’s Socially Conservative Reasons for Banning Video Games
Category Archives: Biblica
Two Nations 1
I started Andrew Hacker’s Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal. I have the 1995 version, which includes reflections about the O.J. Simpson verdict. An African-American friend a long time ago recommended this book to me to show me … Continue reading
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For my weekly quiet time this week, I studied Psalm 114. In this post, I’ll use as my focal-point vv 1-4, which say (in the King James Version): “(1.)When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a … Continue reading
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Van Seters on the Documentary Hypothesis
I continued through John Van Seter’s Abraham in History and Tradition while I watched Commander in Chief, which stars Geena Davis, Donald Sutherland, Zach from Saved by the Bell, Peter Coyote, Claire from Heroes (on one episode), and others. Lynette’s … Continue reading
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Avoiding a Suffering God; YHWH in the Underworld
Hi everyone! This will be a quick post. My home computer isn’t working, so I’m using one at the public library, and I only have 51 minutes left. So this will be fast! Anon15:5 and Elna: I read your comments, … Continue reading
To Know the Good…
G. Reale, A History of Ancient Philosophy: The Systems of the Hellenistic Age, trans. John R. Catan (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1985) 60. There is nothing to which Plato, right down to the end of his life, … Continue reading
Moshe Weinfeld and Dtr in II Samuel 7
I’m writing a paper, and blogging is one way for me to organize my thoughts. The topic is biblical intertextuality, which is when one biblical text interacts with another biblical text. My professor recommended that I “discuss II Samuel , … Continue reading
Tom Harpur’s “Christ Within”
I’ve been reading Tom Harpur’s The Pagan Christ (New York: Walker & Company, 2004), which argues that the “Christ myth” came from ancient Egyptian legends about Horus. Today, I don’t want to interact with that argument so much, except to … Continue reading
Link on Neusner
I’m posting this link from Biblica because it may help me on my comps, so I want ready access to it: Neusner’s Theology of the Oral Torah, chapter 7