Tag Archives: Christianity

Hurricane Season

In my last post on the Great American Eclipse on 21 August, the impressive gif of the moon’s shadow crossing the entire United States, hurricane Harvey was already lurking approaching the Yucatán peninsula. The devastation in Texas might be a … Continue reading

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A Rhetorical Triumph

Angelika Neuwirth has presented a monumental analysis of the Holy Qur’an [1] which provides a number of convincing arguments that the scripture must not be regarded as  fait accompli but had rather developed as a liturgical text during permanent and critical, … Continue reading

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Almost a Revelation

The Book of Job in the Jewish Tanakh (and adopted in the Christian Old Testament) is a difficult one. It may reveal a lot about the character of God and it’s perception in the two monotheistic religions, Judaism and Christianity. … Continue reading

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