Monthly Archives: January 2011

Army Base Locked Down

Apparently the Dugway Proving Grounds have been locked down—no one in or out— due to “serious concerns.” This would be the base that does research on chemical and biological warfare. Uh oh…

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Thinking About Mordecai

I’m slowly working my way through the book of Esther (while posting thoughts on it in no particular order, other than what my mind is trying to grasp). I come today to the first glimpse we have of Mordecai. He … Continue reading

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Where is God in the book of Esther?

Short answer: Nowhere to be found…and active everywhere. One of the conundrums of the book of Esther is that there is no reference to God, prayer, worship, the synagogue, or any other evidence of interaction with the faith that the … Continue reading

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Difficulties in Esther

So I’ve been plodding slowly into the book of Esther (through the introduction and into chapter one) and what stands out in introduction after introduction to the book are the difficulties that underly it. I suppose this is to be … Continue reading

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Glenn Reynolds on the Arizona Shooting Tragedy

The best thing you’ll read on the politics of the shooting. From the article: When Democrats use language like this—or even harsher language like Mr. Obama’s famous remark, in Philadelphia during the 2008 campaign, “If they bring a knife to … Continue reading

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