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Admiration and Rejection: In the beginning – Ba Reshit בְּרֵאשִׁית Genesis 1:1-6:8

In a week when the former Pope Benedikt calls Richard Dawkins a man of science fiction we can only marble by the arrogance that religion has shown across the board towards evolution. The story B’reshit to me is both testimony … Continue reading

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Emor, Lev. 21:1-24:23

The passage includes a few paragraphs that once again seem rather a reflection of an ancient not too cosy world.  Once again one has to take a distance from these texts, for any literal take would put Jewish customs quite … Continue reading

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