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Mysteries Of The Bible: How Zadok Got An Eternal Priesthood

This past Sabbath one of the deacons in our congregation spoke on the royal priesthood, a deeply interesting topic, and he cited a verse in Ezekiel 44 that discussed the promise that Zadok had for an eternal priesthood in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Search For Ancient China

The Search For Ancient China, by Corinne Debaine-Francefort What does it mean to want to explore the search for ancient China?  This book provides at least two sorts of answers to what it means to search for ancient China, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ancient Chinese

The Ancient Chinese, by Rosemary Rees It is interesting how many books there are of ancient China that are small and are apparently designed for young readers.  It is unclear exactly what the reason for this is, given the fact … Continue reading

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Book Review: Piracy In The Ancient World

Piracy In The Ancient World:  An Essay In Mediterranean History, by Henry A. Ormerod While a great many people get worked up about piracy in the modern world, piracy in the ancient world is something that does not get a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hittites And Their World

The Hittites And Their World, by Billie Jean Collins What aspects of the Hittites and their world are of most interests to others?  Much depends on what angle you approach this subject from.  A reader like myself, for example, is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ancient Assyria

Ancient Assyria (Peeps At Many Lands), by James Baikie For those who care about the history of Mesopotamia as much as I do in the ancient world, the Assyrian empire is one whose history has a great deal of meaning.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World Of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms

The World Of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms:  A Political And Military History, by Trevor Bryce This book would have been better if the author would have taken the Bible more seriously.  Unfortunately, it is the habit of those who fancy themselves … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hittites

The Hitties, by A.E. Cowley For a variety of reasons I have long been interested in the Hittite Empire and its history [1].  That said, the Hittites as a nation were largely unknown before the 19th century, when archaeological digs … Continue reading

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Book Review: The First Civilizations

The First Civilizations:  The Archaeology Of Their Origins, by Glyn Daniel What is civilization?  In Southern Europe there were a variety of cities that were built by speakers of unknown and lost languages, and few books are written about them … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Everlasting Man

The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton This song is an easy one to enjoy but not necessarily a book that always makes its author come off in a positive light.  The author presents a trilemma between Roman Catholicism, classical heathenism, … Continue reading

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