Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ode to Joy

Well before I go too far, I must confess that this week’s blog isn’t written by Dustin but by me, Lindsey, his wife. Dustin has been encouraging me for weeks to do a “guest blog” so finally I conceded. On … Continue reading

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Monotheism and Israel Conclusion

Conclusion In conclusion, one must acknowledge that Israel was an inferior nation in the sense of political and economic influence throughout the ancient Near East. Its size was inferior. Its longevity was inferior. One must also acknowledge that Israel’s social … Continue reading

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Monotheism and Israel Part 3

Was Israel monotheistic? Now that we understand that Israel was a nation that contributed lightly to the ancient Near Eastern culture in relation to political and economic status, we must observe their social contributions, the greatest being religion. The distinct … Continue reading

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Monotheism and Israel Part 2

Was Israel a powerful nation? Israel The initial writings of Moses during the Exodus date to the Late Bronze Age, thus dating the ancestral Patriarchs in the Middle Bronze Age. Though there is much debate over the actual date of … Continue reading

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Monotheism and Israel Part 1

A conversation lead me back to this paper from seminary. It was fun to write and an area of interest for me. It is titled, “Monotheism and Israel” It was 17 pages and I know that no person reading this … Continue reading

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I Love Fall!

    I love fall! Fall is my most favorite time of year. I love the end to summer. Summers in Alabama are long, hot, and humid, but fall is relief. I love the break from the heat, the changing … Continue reading

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