Tag Archives: Israel

Book Review: Israel: I Looked Over Jordan

Israel:  I Looked Over Jordan, by Lee Anderson This is an odd book, but not a bad book.  If I learned little from this book, and founds its organization and structure to be more than a little bit haphazard and … Continue reading

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But The Jerusalem Above Is Free, Which Is The Mother Of Us All

[Note:  The following is the text of a prepared Bible Study for a get-together over Mother’s Day weekend at the Oregon Coast with some close friends of mine.] In Galatians 4:21-31, we are presented with a complicated and difficult Pauline … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clash Of Kingdoms

Clash Of Kingdoms:  What The Bible Says About Russia, Isis, Iran, and the End Times, by Charles Dyer and Mark Tobey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Thomas Nelson.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Untold Story Of Qumran

The Untold Story of Qumran, by John C. Trever This was a fun book to read.  Although the book is obscure and by no means new, there is a certain excitement and joy in reading this first-hand account of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Diaspora

Diaspora:  Exile And The Contemporary Jewish Condition, edited by Etan Levine As is the case often with books I read, I feel simultaneously too close and at some remove from this book and its subject matter.  Although I come from … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case Of The Jews From Arab Countries: A Neglected Issue

The Case Of The Jews From Arab Countries:  A Neglected Issue, by Maurice M. Roumani Although this book was published in 1983, it does not suffer at all for having been written comparatively long ago regarding the state of Arab-Israeli … Continue reading

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Book Review: Israel In Britain

Israel In Britain:  A Brief Statement Of The Evidences In Proof Of The Israelitish Origin Of The British Race, by Colonel Garnier I happen to be a subscriber to a service that sends books out of print to me on … Continue reading

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Some Comments On The Transition Between Wilderness And Conquest In Deuteronomy

Today I had the task of teaching the youth of my Sabbath School class [1] about the end of Moses’ life on Mount Nebo, which marks the transition between the wilderness experience of ancient Israel and the beginnings of the … Continue reading

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Starting Off On The Right Foot

Today, my lesson for Sabbath School [1] was originally planned to be the tenth plague, but I found out last night that the previous teacher, and occasional reader of this blog, two weeks ago had covered the tenth plague and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Arab And Jew: Wounded Spirits In A Promised Land

Arab And Jew: Wounded Spirits In A Promised Land: Revised And Updated, by David K. Shipler [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/BDWY Books in exchange for an honest review.] Although this book is written … Continue reading

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