Daily Archives: December 18, 2018

For You Have Struggled With God And With Men, And Have Prevailed

One of my favorite stories of the Bible takes place in Genesis 32:22-32, the wrestling of God with Jacob, which reads as follows:  “And he arose that night and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carthage Must Be Destroyed

Carthage Must Be Destroyed:  The Rise And Fall Of An Ancient Civilization, by Richard Miles Reading this book in many ways is like reading a Greek tragedy.  One knows from the title the end of the play, and if one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carthage: A History

Carthage:  A History, by Serge Lancel But is it a history?  There is no doubt that I would enjoy reading a good narrative history of Carthage if it could be found, but this book is heavy on archaeology, heavy on … Continue reading

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