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Love/Hate the Sinner

John Hobbins has written a thoughtful post in response to a Shmuely Boteach op-ed which said, As for my Christian brethren who regularly quote to me Jesus’ famous saying, “Love your enemies,” my response is that our enemies and God’s enemies are different parties altogether. Jesus meant to love those who steal your girlfriend, cut […]

God Saved by the Gavel

Last year I posted about Nebraskan State Sen. Ernie Chambers who decided to try and make a point by suing God, State Sen. Ernie Chambers is suing God. He said on Monday that it is to prove a point about frivolous lawsuits. Chambers said senators periodically have offered bills prohibiting the filing of certain types […]

First he had horns, and now he was high

By now it is almost a cliche, “You are the first Jew that I have ever seen, where are your horns?” Ancient Hebrew Poetry has the scoop on Moses and his frontal lobe issues in this post. As if horns, weren’t enough, somebody is now claiming that Moses and the Israelite met Carlos Castaneda’s Don […]

Motzaei Shabbat Musings…

Over Shabbat I saw an interesting advertisement from the John Templeton Foundation featuring a number of snippets from a series called Does the Universe Have a Purpose? There were a number of very interesting excerpts and I urge people to take a look at the above linked site. I also just read at JTA that […]

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