Critical God Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“sometimes i lay under the moon and thank god i’m breathin’then i pray, “don’t take me soon ’cause i am here for a reason.”” matisyahu, one day arguably, the torah’s most important exchange occurs when moses is tasked by god to free the hebrew slaves. at this point, moses expresses doubt he is up forContinue reading “Critical God Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Texas Exodus Outrage: A Ten Commandments’ Story

the nytimes reported “like millions of his constituents across texas, senator ted cruz had a frigid home without electricity this week amid the state’s power crisis. but unlike most, mr. cruz got out, fleeing houston and hopping a wednesday afternoon flight to cancún with his family for a respite at a luxury resort.” question: whyContinue reading “The Texas Exodus Outrage: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

“Exodus”: He Wrote The Song and Album

he was like no other singer. he sang of love, peace and praising the lord. he “implored his people to know their history “coming from the root of king david, through the line of solomon.” cite “he was rebelling against the circumstances in which he and so many people found themselves.” cite. he was bobContinue reading ““Exodus”: He Wrote The Song and Album”

Bee Happy In The Land of Milk and Honey

honey is a symbolic food in the torah. one of the most famous torah passages refers to honey. in exodus 3:8, god proclaims that “i have descended to rescue them from the hand[s] of the egyptians and to bring them up from that land, to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing withContinue reading “Bee Happy In The Land of Milk and Honey”

An Amazing Sabb(m)ath Study: The Mathematical Analysis Of The Holiday And Its Societal Ramifications

societies change. sometimes for the better. sometimes for the worse. human nature has includes an element of taking advantage of opportunities. capitalism also takes advantage of opportunities as well. with respect to taking advantage of opportunities, it goes to the notion of competition. an opportunity with less competition is something that is valued. there isContinue reading “An Amazing Sabb(m)ath Study: The Mathematical Analysis Of The Holiday And Its Societal Ramifications”

What Is In A Name? A Literary Extinction, A Possible Virtual Extinction, And A Lesson

bible study has an unusual complexity. this is in part due to language used to write it. the torah was originally written in biblical hebrew. after the original biblical hebrew, the bible was then translated into greek, the septuagint. the bible was then translated into latin, the vulgate. eventually, there was an english translation ofContinue reading “What Is In A Name? A Literary Extinction, A Possible Virtual Extinction, And A Lesson”

Leaders Come in Many Shapes or Forms: This Was And Is Part of the Plan

the ten commandments’ story involves god recruiting a physically disabled person, moses, who had a speech deficit, to be his spokesman. exodus 4:10-11. from the bible passages, god’s plan was that the disabled are to play an important role in the world. a role just like everyone else. mr. xavier degroat is such a leader.Continue reading “Leaders Come in Many Shapes or Forms: This Was And Is Part of the Plan”

Moses Impossible? Casting Tom Cruise. A Man On A Mission

the ten commandments’ story is about a societal buy-in. it is about taking an oppressed people and transforming them into a nation. a nation that would be based upon values and morals pursuant to the torah and the ten commandments. a nation of justice for all and a nation that had societal responsibilities to takeContinue reading “Moses Impossible? Casting Tom Cruise. A Man On A Mission”

Holy Moses! A Supreme Win For Religious Liberty

the us supreme court has a sculpture group by artist hermon a. macneil representing great lawgivers. one of these marble figures is moses. after the recent supreme court decision, perhaps moses’ marble sculpture should be giving a thumbs up or a fist pump to the 5 brave justices who, like him, fought for religious liberty.Continue reading “Holy Moses! A Supreme Win For Religious Liberty”

Defund The Courts? Politicians and Activists Advocating Mob Rule versus the Ten Commandments: Moses’ Father In Law, Jethro, and His Eternal Advice on a Justice Based Society: Where Do You Want To Live?

fathers-in-law are not always bad. moses’ father-in-law, jethro, is arguably the greatest father-in-law in history. he provided moses and the world wisdom for the ages.. after the exodus from egypt, it is reported in the torah that “[i]t came about on the next day that moses sat down to judge the people, and the peopleContinue reading “Defund The Courts? Politicians and Activists Advocating Mob Rule versus the Ten Commandments: Moses’ Father In Law, Jethro, and His Eternal Advice on a Justice Based Society: Where Do You Want To Live?”