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Category Archives: Judges
I’m going through the Book of Judges for my daily quiet time. In this post, I’ll focus on Judges 4:8-9. Deborah is a prophetess, and she wants for Barak to wage war against the Canaanite king Jabin, who has been … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Meir Sternberg’s Poetics of Biblical Narrative, I will quote something that Sternberg says on page 420, then I will elaborate on the biblical passage to which Sternberg is referring. “For a more intricate example of … Continue reading
For my write-up today of Meir Sternberg’s Poetics of Biblical Narrative, I will start with something that Sternberg says on page 312. I’ll give more information about the topic of the quote in the course of this post. “Hence the … Continue reading
Many Christians like to make a big deal about the word Elohim in Genesis 1. Elohim is the plural for “god,” yet, in Genesis 1, it occurs with singular verbs. For a lot of Christians, this means the Old Testament … Continue reading
Source: H. Graetz, History of the Jews, volume II (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1893) 623. “The reigning distress offered no scope for the profundities of the Halacha, but furthered the study of the cheerful Agada, which, diving deep … Continue reading
Source: George W.E. Nickelsburg, “The Bible Rewritten and Expanded,” Jewish Writings of the Second Temple Period, ed. Michael E. Stone (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984) 126-127. “In his dream Moses is conveyed to Sinai’s peak, where he sees a gigantic throne and … Continue reading
For a rough summary of the Book of Judith’s plot, see Faith and FAITH. I got a few thoughts about faith and wisdom in my Judith quiet time, which I finished last night: 1. The Ammonite Achior tells the Assyrian … Continue reading