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The Bible’s Old Testament: Genesis part VI: The Message of Genesis

Genesis contains some worthwhile moral tales, and they are not tidy and neat. I like a story with a dark edge, a bite, and Genesis surely offers one.  First and foremost: don’t piss off God.  Run afoul of God’s judgment … Continue reading

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The Bible’s Old Testament: Genesis part V: Jacob’s End

Genesis V – When I was a kid, my brother tortured me a bit.  He “accidently” bashed my head into our TV consol while we were wrestling (I got a concussion), inadvertently severed an inch off the top of my … Continue reading

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The Bible’s Old Testament: Genesis part IV: Half Way Through

Aside from the impressive scope of the story thus far, the time of the Old Testament seems like a bad place to be. Every society encountered seems dangerous, full of blood-thirsty men ready to take your head off.  Everyone is … Continue reading

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