Tag Archives: Judaism

Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Luther: Gospel, Law, And Reformation: Part 2

Great Course:  Luther:  Gospel, Law, And Reformation:  Part 2, by Professor Phillip Cary As someone who has taken a fair amount of Great Courses [1] before, and who will likely take a great many more in the future given how … Continue reading

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Book Review: Everyman’s Bible Commentary: Volume 1: Psalms 1-21

Everyman’s Bible Commentary:  Volume 1:  Psalms 1-21, by Kenneth D. Baker [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Westbow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] How you appreciate this book is likely to depend on a … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Great Figures Of The Old Testament: Part One

Great Courses:  Great Figures Of The Old Testament:  Part One, by Professor Amy-Jill Levine Your enjoyment of this particular Great Course [1] will depend on what you bring into it, as is the case with those subjects where political and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walking The Bible (For Kids)

Walking The Bible:  An Illustrated Journey For Kids Through The Greatest Stories Ever Told, by Bruce Feiler As someone who has read a fair amount of the prosography of Bruce Feiler, I must admit I am somewhat mystified as to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where God Was Born

Where God Was Born:  A Daring Adventure Through The Bible’s Greatest Stories, by Bruce Feiler A friend of mine with someone questionable taste in books [1] loaned me this particular volume to read, and it generally matches with many of … Continue reading

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Book Review: America’s Prophet

America’s Prophet:  Moses And The American Story, by Bruce Feiler If you are somewhat familiar with the author’s body of writing or about the relationship between American history and theology [1], then you have a fair guess as to what … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abraham: A Journey To The Heart Of Three Faiths

Abraham:  A Journey To The Heart Of Three Faiths, by Bruce Feiler Although I am not particularly fond of the author’s views when it comes to scripture, and there is certainly a lot to find fault with here in those … Continue reading

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The Muslim Minority As Dhimmi

As someone who tends to keep my ear to the ground when it comes to concerns and fears about religious minorities, for somewhat personal reasons [1], it should probably come as little surprise that I view the recent terror attack … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Story Of Yiddish

The Story Of Yiddish:  How A Mish-Mosh Of Languages Saved The Jews, by Neal Karlen My own relationship with Judaism and the Jewish culture have long been deeply ambivalent and complicated.  Belonging from birth to an religious tradition that has … Continue reading

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Book Review: When General Grant Expelled The Jews

When General Grant Expelled The Jews, by Jonathan D. Sarna If you are familiar with the writings of this author at all, you have some idea that this is a book about Jewish history in America.  My only knowledge of … Continue reading

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