Daily Archives: November 6, 2019

Satan As Accuser In Job 1

The next time we see Satan, chronologically, in the Bible after Genesis 3 is when he appears in the first two chapters of Job as a foil of God and as the unknown instigator of Job’s troubles.  Let us examine … Continue reading

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A Mysterious Absence:  The Lack Of Satan In Genesis 4-6

After the biblical debut of Satan in Genesis 3, it is remarkable that we do not see the presence of Satan again for quite some time.  In fact, the next appearance of Satan (chronologically speaking at least) from Eden is … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Concise History Of Brazil

A Concise History Of Brazil, by Boris Fausto In writing about history, many historians (like this author), make Faustian bargains.  On the one hand, such writers want credibility for being sound historians, even when they write about areas that other … Continue reading

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Book Review: River Of Darkness

River Of Darkness:  Francisco Orellana’s Legendary Voyage Of Death and Discovery Down The Amazon, by Buddy Levy This is a compelling story, to be sure, and a reminder of the time before Brazil was ruled over by Portuguese speakers and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Land Of Ghosts

A Land Of Ghosts:  The Braided Livees Of People And The Forest In War Western Amazonia, by David G. Campbell As is often the case, this book would have been way better with a different author.  There are certainly some … Continue reading

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