Running on Sand

This wonderful website for Hebrew vocabulary and grammar flashcards contains the following quotation: "Reading the Bible in translation is like kissing your new bride through a veil." --Haim Nachman Bialik (Jewish Poet, 1873-1934) It is maddening how much translations leave out. The NRSV (New Revised Standard Version) of the Bible, a well-accepted standard study Bible, … Continue reading Running on Sand

One Outrageous Thing Challenge

  Below is a blog entry I composed for one of the few non-wonky-academic homework assignments I've had so far at Eden Theological Seminary. New Life Church of the Nazarene and Grace United Methodist Church, I have a homework assignment for you. Do at least one outrageous thing in the cause of simple justice… with … Continue reading One Outrageous Thing Challenge