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Project status

My ‘reading’ project is now at 25% and progressing. About 3 years still to run I expect. Latest status is here.

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Stats on the shape of the musical line in the Bible

In my regular blog place, I have been posting stats this month after getting all the coded Bible into my database. E.g. here

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Deborah Orr Dismisses Anglicanism pt. 1

Originally posted on In A Spacious Place:
I know nothing about Deborah Orr. But, I expect she is a pretty smart lady. After all, the Guardian in England describes her as ” one of Britain’s leading social and political commentators”…

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Exploring the Role of a Cannon-Within-the-Canon in Biblical Interpretation, part 7

Originally posted on PsalterMark:
The Inevitability of Presuppositions From the outset of these posts, it has been noted that the terms canon-within-the-canon and inner canon carry a large variety of meanings. Because of the high probability of misunderstanding in the…

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Baruch Schwartz: Did Moses Really write the Torah?

Originally posted on Biblical Studies Online:
Can “a sincere, religious commitment to traditional Judaism can be reconciled with the non-Mosaic origin of the Torah?” Professor Baruch Schwartz (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) addresses this topicĀ as part of the Orange County Community…

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Jon D. Levenson on the Akedah / Sacrifice of Isaac

Originally posted on Biblical Studies Online:
Professor Jon D. LevensonĀ (Harvard Divinity School) delivered three talks on the Akedah, or sacrifice of Isaac, in Genesis 22, as part of the Orange County Community Scholars Program (OCCSP). The talks are available in…

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Gentleness Manifesto #1

Originally posted on In A Spacious Place:
I have been thinking somewhat sadly about gentleness. The sadness comes not from any problem with gentleness itself but from my awareness that gentleness is a rare quality so seldom found in human…

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