Daily Archives: April 12, 2018

An Introduction To Compendia: A Collection

[Note:  Some time ago I wrote five [1] texts that I thought to collect together as a unified work, and so I would like to share it with you all.  The whole work can be found here:  Compendia.] How does one … Continue reading

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The Portrayal Of The Jews In The Martyrdom Of Polycarp

One of the consistent aspects of the Apostlic Fathers that bears considerable scrutiny is the nearly universally negative portrayal of Jews and Judaism in them [1].  At times this portrayal is somewhat crude and at times it is relatively seriously … Continue reading

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Book Review: We Belong In History

We Belong In History:  Writing With William Stafford, by Oligan Press It is pretty easy to be envious of students growing up in Oregon with an interest in poetry.  After all, such students (some of whose work is included in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Down In My Heart

Down In My Heart:  Peace Witness In War Time, by William Stafford This is an interesting book for a variety of reasons.  If my father had been a literary man, I wonder what he would have said about his own … Continue reading

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