Daily Archives: January 27, 2011

Deuteronomy 18: On Legitimate And Illegitimate Religious Authorities

Just as Deuteronomy 17:14-20 speaks of legitimate political authorities, Deuteronomy 18 follows with some commentaries on legitimate and illegitimate religious authorities.  As this chapter appears to be evenly balanced between pointing to obligations to obey legitimate authorities and to punish … Continue reading

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On The Future of Publishing

An acquaintance of mine (and fellow military historian with an interest in fantasy literature) wrote yesterday about the future of publishing [1], part of a larger conversation [2] about the subject.  As a writer who is deeply interested in publishing, … Continue reading

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A Walking Encyclopedia

Updated:  02/04/2011:  First entry submitted and accepted. It is a common joke among friends that I am a walking encyclopedia, and since childhood I have enjoyed reading encyclopedias, so it should come as no surprise that I am engaged to … Continue reading

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