Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

Nabal: Lessons Learned From The Bible’s Dumbest Man

There are many people recorded in the Bible who are not particularly bright, but my choice for the dumbest person in the Bible is Nabal.  Today I would like to spend a bit of time discussing all the ways that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Primo Levi’s Resistance

Primo Levi’s Resistance:  Rebels And Collaborators In Occupied Italy, by Sergio Luzzatto It is striking, and something I did not know until reading this book, that the place of Primo Levi’s short and spectacularly unsuccessful career as a partisan against … Continue reading

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Book Review: Survival In Auschwitz: If This Is A Man

Survival In Aushwitz:  If This Is A Man, by Primo Levi In this short but powerful book, the author describes his own survival in World War II and some stories of those who did not make it.  The first part … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Periodic Table

The Periodic Table, by Primo Levi, translated by Raymond Rosenthal As someone who reads my fair share of memoirs, I am always struck by those memoirs which present a puzzle to their reader that has to be put together from … Continue reading

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