Problems With Perfection

So, I’m studying the Book of Joshua for a project at work. While Joshua’s story is integral to Israel’s history, muddling through his book always seemed like a chore to me. After having to peruse the book for the project, I now realize why:

Joshua almost always wins.

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A New Perspective on the Akedah

Author’s Note: I first posted this at my Facebook page on 20 September 211. A Hebrew teacher from Israel that I keep up with on occasion named Uri Harel - may his memory be for blessing – made mention of this on one of his televised Hebrew lessons; they have been archived online here. I expound upon what he said here because the concept intrigues me, and I feel it bears repeating.

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A Provocative Perspective on Psalm 8

Author’s Note: I first posted this at my Facebook page on 28 September 211. A Hebrew teacher from Israel that I kept up with on occasion named Uri Harel - may his memory be for blessing – made brief mention of this on one of his televised Hebrew lessons; you can watch his archived lessons online here. I expound upon what he said here because the concept is intriguing and bears repeating.

What he referred to as the “mistranslation” of Psalm 8:5 was the primary focus of his program; the rest written herein are my own theories.

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