Before the Egyptians enslaved the Hebrews, Joseph enslaved the Egyptians to Pharaoh.
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Why we have a duty to save the polar bears and other species.
Rick Perry mangles the Book of Genesis.
Notes on the end of Genesis 22 and Genesis 23: Abraham buys a burying-place.
The first Creation myth in Genesis does not start from nothing: Elohim, the (formless) earth, “the waters,” “the deep,” and “the darkness,” and the divine spirit or breath or wind all pre-exist the creative activity described in the text.
Why is the first letter of the Bible bet and not aleph?
More notes from the Hirshleifer Tanakh Study Group at UCLA. Now we’re up to 2 Sam. 7.
David reclaims the Ark, dances before it, and loses the respect of his wife Michael.
David conquers Jerusalem and routs the Philistines.