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Baum vs. the Bible

When we discussed John R. Neill’s Lucky Bucky in Oz on the old Nonestica mailing list, J.L. Bell mentioned how Bucky recalled the story of Jonah and the Whale when riding inside Davy Jones. Biblical allusions are uncommon in the … Continue reading

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Kings’ Things

David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible’s Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition, by Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman – This book combines archaeology and historical study to try to separate fact from fiction in … Continue reading

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Back on the Tracts

Hey, we haven’t looked at any Chick Tracts in a while, have we? Well, the two most recent featured tracks are “The Royal Affair” and “Going Down?”, so let’s examine these two. The former was obviously drawn by the artist … Continue reading

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