Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Septuagint and Ezekiel 4:12-13

Tonight in my seminar on the Prophets we covered Ezekiel chapter 4. There there were many things I found of interest in this passage, I want to hone in on verses 12-13. Before we get there, let me give you … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Date

This afternoon Mary Beth and I took a little time out of the day for ourselves. We went up to Chapel Hill to one our favorite places in the area: The Bookshop. A better selection of used books at a … Continue reading

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Dogmatics as an Act of Prayer

I pray that you will indulge me as I quote Barth again. I think that this might be a become a bit of a habit. I told Mary Beth this evening that there are some authors that you just can’t … Continue reading

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Dogmatics as an Act of Faith

Here is a sobering quote of the evening/morning. Barth writes, Our comment is that, so long as we understand by Christianity the creaturely and cultural reality of a view of life and the world alongside Platonism, Aristotelianism, etc., and so … Continue reading

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Can Clausal Analysis Solve a Textual Issue in Ezekiel 3:5?

In the grand scheme of textual issues in the Hebrew Bible, Ezekiel 3:5 would be one of those passages that would go unnoticed. And for good reason. The passage reads (according to Masoretic punctuation)  כִּי לֹא אֶל–עַם עִמְקֵי שָׂפָה וְכִבְדֵי לָשׁוֹן … Continue reading

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