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The Simple Life

Something I’ve been looking into recently is the idea that the book of Genesis has, at least in parts, a bias against civilization. I don’t mean so much in the sense of polite behavior, but as in the more historical … Continue reading

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The Things That You’re Liable to Read in the Bible

How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now, by James L. Kugel – I actually saw this book recommended on Unreasonable Faith recently, so I decided to check it out. I have to say I definitely … Continue reading

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