Category Archives: Ezra

Book Write-Up: On This Foundation, by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin.  On This Foundation.  Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 2015.  See here to buy the book. On This Foundation is the third novel of Lynn Austin’s Restoration Chronicles, which is about Israel after the exile.  One can read, understand, and … Continue reading

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Canon and Ben Sira

Source: M. Gilbert, “Wisdom Literature,” Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period, ed. Michael E. Stone (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984) 300. On Ben Sira: “In the first century C.E. the book continued to circulate, as at Masada and Qumran. But nothing … Continue reading

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