Daily Archives: February 14, 2019

Deus Vult

Not too long ago I decided that it would be a good idea for me to increase my knowledge of the Templars, a knightly organization which achieved a great deal of popularity during the Crusades and then was suddenly crushed … Continue reading

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Book Review: And The Sea Is Never Full

And The Sea Is Never Full:  Memoirs 1969-, by Elie Wiesel Sometimes I am puzzled by the point of a book.  Elie Wiesel has written a lot of books, some of them nonfictional (like this memoir) and some of them … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sages And Dreamers

Sages And Dreamers:  Biblical, Talmudid, and Hasidic Portraits and Legends, by Elie Wiesel Reading a book like this is simultaneously illuminating and alienating.  To be sure, the author probably wrote this book for a Jewish audience, to better acquaint them … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wise Men And Their Tales

Wise Men And Their Tales:  Portraits Of Biblical, Talmudic, And Hasidic Masters, by Elie Wiesel It would seem from reading this book that the author has a great deal of fondness for the supposed Hasidic masters of Judaism, for though … Continue reading

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