Monthly Archives: January 2010


My sister Deborah gave me and Corrie the most fun and ridiculous Christmas gift ever last month: a Snuggie™.  I don’t know what it was–maybe the spiked egg nog–but when I opened up the present I just thought it was … Continue reading

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Profiting From Tragedy

Nine days after the 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, bodies are still being pulled from the rubble, people are sick, injured and dying, and gangs are roving the streets of Port-au-Prince. In the wake of this tragedy, the American public was … Continue reading

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Amos 1

The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds of Teqoa`, which he saw concerning Israel during the time of Uzziah, king of Judah, and during the time of Jarob`am son of Jo’ash, king of Israel, two years before the … Continue reading

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Upcoming SBL Meeting

I just got word that my Acrostics paper has been accepted for the Hebrew Poetry section of the Society of Biblical Literature’s Mid-Atlantic regional meeting (March 11-12, New Brunswick, NJ). Be sure to check it out if you’re planning to … Continue reading

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Some Comments on “The Shack”

I’ve been off the radar for a few days. Corrie and I were in San Diego between Christmas and New Year’s, and on the way back I caught a nasty cold that I’m still trying to shake. I was on … Continue reading

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