Tag Archives: Judaism

Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Part 2

Great Courses:  The Dead Sea Scrolls:  Part 2, by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg At times it is necessary to get to the end of something before one can come to a final determination about how you think or feel about … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Dead Sea Scrolls: Part 1

Great Courses:  The Dead Sea Scrolls:  Part 1, by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg As someone who has a profound interest in the Judaism of the second temple period as well as in the interpretation of ancient texts (and not-so-ancient ones) … Continue reading

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Nathan Has A Font

Earlier today I received a message from a friend of mine telling me that I had a font.  Since no one had informed me of this before, I was a bit concerned.  My handwriting tends not to be very good … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Terror Of History: Part 1

Great Course:  The Terror Of History:  Mystics, Heretics, And Witches In The Western Tradition:  Part 1, taught by Professor Teofilo F. Ruiz Although I do not consider myself a particularly mystical person, quite the opposite, for a variety of reasons … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bible Code II: The Countdown

Bible Code II:  The Countdown, by Michael Drosnin I haven’t heard much about the author in quite a few years, and that’s not too surprising since this skeptical reporter of a Jewish background dipped his feet into a round of … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Great World Religions: Judaism

Great Courses:  Great World Religions:  Judaism, by Professor Isaiah M. Gafni As a listener to this set of courses, I felt myself in a somewhat uncomfortable position.  Had I been less aware about the history and culture of Judaism [1], … Continue reading

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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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