Daily Archives: January 30, 2011

Wouldn’t It Be Good

In seeking to understand the events of the last few months, I have pondered long and often about what quirks it was that allowed me to recognize the connection between the people involved.  Though whatever glory and credit there is … Continue reading

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A Look At My Library List II

Like my previous look at my library list [1], I thought it worthwhile to explain the sort of books I am reading to show some of the research topics I am exploring and some of the book reviews that (hopefully) … Continue reading

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The Antikythera Mechanism and Its Calendar Implications

[Note: This essay examines some very obscure ancient technology and its implications for the calculations of lunar months, a matter of some importance in determining the timing of the biblical Holy Days.] Despite (or maybe because of) the fact that … Continue reading

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Thomas Didymus: The Man and the Myth

[Note:  This post, like my previous one [1], is part of a personal study I did on the twelve apostles a few years ago.] Dedication: To Elizabeth Zahar Russ, second child (and first daughter) of Bobby and Jackie Russ, born … Continue reading

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Introducing and Ranking The Twelve Apostles

[Note:  The following entry is something I wrote up about the Twelve Apostles a few years ago for a personal study of mine.  I hope you are all able to enjoy it.] Introduction The twelve apostles have long held a … Continue reading

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