Posts Categorized: What is the Bible about

PALESTINE BEFORE THE BIRTH OF JESUS, PART 1: PHARISEES, SADDUCEES, ZEALOTS AND ESSENES

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TweetShare In yesterday’s post I talked about the Maccabees, and how they waged a long and desperate battle against Greek rule and eventually became free.  Unfortunately, the new Kingdom of Judah would not be free for very long. After just 76 years, the descendants of the original Maccabees – through political intrigue, murder, and greed…
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PICKING ONESELF UP AGAIN: THE GOLDEN CALF

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TweetShare When God finished speaking with Moses on Mt. Sinai, He gave him the two tablets that had been inscribed with His finger. According to folklore, these tablets of stone were made by God’s hand in the dusk before the first Sabbath, as Creation came to an end. The stone was like opaque sapphire, and…
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CRIME & EVIL: LOT AND THE 3 ANGELS

Posted by & filed under Genesis, Kabbalah, Law of Hospitality, Lot, Lot's Wife, Medusa, Pillar of Salt, Sodom and Gomorrah, What is the Bible about, where in the Bible.

TweetShare [Be sure to read yesterday’s related post “MERCY & LOVINGKINDNESS:  ABRAHAM & THE 3 ANGELS”] When the three angels who had visited Abraham and announced the forthcoming birth of Isaac finally left the old man, they continued on to Sodom. They arrived in the evening, and Abraham’s nephew, Lot, who was sitting by the…
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THE FREEMASONS AND THE TEMPLE

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TweetShare To help build his Temple, Solomon called upon the services of two special people, both of whom were named Hiram. The story of this triad of Temple Builders would later provide a basis for the Freemason tradition. First, there was King Hiram of Tyre, who “had always been a friend of David.” Solomon knew…
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YOM KIPPUR

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Tweet Share  After all the Sacrifices in the Temple have been explained (see my two posts on “Offerings to God: The Ancient Hebrew Cult of Sacrifice” on 7/21/11 and 7/22/11), and the instructions for the purification of the Tabernacle (a symbol, of course, for purifying the Body) have been concluded, the “Holiness Code” in Leviticus…
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ATHEISTS VS. BELIEVERS?

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Tweet Share Atheists object, with understandable indignation, that religious teachings are filled with justifications (or even ‘divine commands’) for violence and cruelty toward others, and that religious people often turn their backs on the splendid opportunities of life in exchange for the promise of something better after death.  When religious teachings are taken only literally,…
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