Daily Archives: December 2, 2010

Why Jesus Kept Hanukkah: Lessons From John 10:22-30

John 10:22-30 presents an interesting and topical subject, given that we are now currently in the time of Hanukkah, referred to in that passage as the Festival of Dedication.  This passage reads:  “Now it was the Feast of Dedication in … Continue reading

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The Ingredients of a Ph.D Application

Today, as I am gathering up the pieces of paper that will be sent off shortly, I thought it worthwhile to discuss for those who are applying to graduate school (especially in the humanities) just what sort of information is … Continue reading

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Names I Call Myself: A Musing on the Politics of Self-Identity

This evening I had a phone conversation with a historian and very close personal friend of mine who lives on the other side of the United States from me.  He and I share a good deal in common in our … Continue reading

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