Author Archives: Greg

The Bible and Abortion, Part 2

At Salon, a post about abortion and the Bible gets a lot—although not everything—right: Given the amount of effort and political capital the religious right puts into trying to restrict abortion, you’d guess that opposition to women’s choice must take … Continue reading

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The Song of Deborah (Judg. 5)

Deborah One of the most popular leaders in the Book of Judges has long been Deborah: an early example of a woman leader—and the only female “judge” (read: chief)—she has rightfully drawn a lot of attention because of her unique … Continue reading

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Reading Bible Marginalia

Over at the New York Times 6th Floor Blog, there is a short post discussing the author Walter Kirn’s essay about reading the marginalia in his mother’s bible. Without a subscription to Byliner—any of you Holey Books readers out there … Continue reading

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