Tag Archives: Israel

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

Posted in Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, History, Musings | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God, History, International Relations, Middle East, Military History | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Book Review: The Biblical Engineer: How The Temple In Jerusalem Was Built

The Biblical Engineer: How The Temple In Jerusalem Was Built, by Max Schwartz This is a book that, despite its flaws, has a modest charm that makes it a worthwhile book to read for those who are interested in some … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Military History | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Book Review: The Geopolitics Of Israel: Biblical And Modern

The Geopolitics Of Israel: Biblical And Modern, by Stratfor As a fan and frequent reader of Stratfor [1], I appreciate it when there are materials to read from the skillful analysis presented. In this particular case, an e-book was recently … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, History, International Relations, Military History | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

The Other Side Of The River: Part Two

Having discussed the personal and contemporary political matters of rivers as providing the potential for trade and communication that can nonetheless be inhibited by those seeking to wall themselves off from others [1], I would like to turn to a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, History, Musings | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

If I Forget You, O Jerusalem: A Critical Analysis Of The Observance Of International Qums Day

Today, the last Friday of Ramadan, many Muslims around the world keep a political holiday that is among the most disreputable and disgusting observances that can be found in our contemporary world. This festival is called International Qums Day, and … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, History, International Relations, Middle East, Military History, Musings, Psalms | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Book Review: The Good Spy

The Good Spy: The Life And Death Of Robert Ames, by Kai Bird [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Broadway Books in exchange for an honest review.] There are really multiple aims going on with … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Book Reviews, History, International Relations, Middle East | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Book Review: The Boats Of Cherbourg

The Boats Of Cherbourg: The Navy That Stole Its Own Boats And Revolutionized Naval Warfare, by Abraham Rabinovich [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] When I read an excerpt … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History, International Relations, Military History | Tagged , , | 3 Comments