Daily Archives: February 16, 2011

Egypt’s Last Pharaoh? Exodus and American Democracy

During the last few weeks that we have been reading Exodus, another ongoing revolution is occurring in present-day Egypt.  Egypt’s citizens have taken to the streets and rioted in demonstration against the rule of Prime Minister Hosni Mubarak, who has … Continue reading

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Allegory makes rules more… interesting…

In class Monday, we discussed some of the peculiar laws found in Leviticus. At first glance, it might seem that the majority of this book doesn’t really mean anything outside of existing as a list of religious rules to follow. … Continue reading

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