Daily Archives: October 14, 2010

Dracula fish

Since I am persevering through  Bram Stoker’s Dracula, I found this little discovery quite fascinating.

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Boaz’s Rest

In Ruth 3, Boaz has drunk and eaten and now he is at rest. The purpose of Naomi for Ruth is that she will find rest in Boaz who is rest himself. Ruth’s union to Boaz means that Ruth receives … Continue reading

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Did the Ancient Israelites Drink Beer?

There is a fascinating article on Biblical Archeology that makes a compelling case that the Israelites drank beer religiously (pun-intended): Ancient Israelites, with the possible exception of a few teetotaling Nazirites and their moms, proudly drank beer—and lots of it. … Continue reading

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The Suffering Church

The latest edition of Touchstone Magazine relays the story of two Christians executed in Pakistan. After being sent to prison–due to false charges–the story unfolds thusly: In fact, the police were set to exonerate the two brothers because a handwriting examination … Continue reading

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