A History of Marriage – Part 3

Welcome to the third and final installment of my A History of Marriage series.  In Part 1, I looked at the history and origins of marriage licenses and many marriage traditions.  In Part 2 I looked at the history of and science behind marriage age, cousin marriages and avunculate (uncle/aunt with niece/nephew) marriages.  In Part … Continue reading A History of Marriage – Part 3

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Has Jesus’ Burial Shroud Been Found?

Yep, I'm referring to the Shroud of Turin and the Sudarium of Oviedo.  You've probably heard of the former, but not necessarily the latter.  Both are claimed to be Yeshua ha'Mashiach's (Jesus the Christ's) burial shrouds.  Well, more specifically, the Turin Shroud is claimed to have been the cloth that wrapped Yeshua's body, while the … Continue reading Has Jesus’ Burial Shroud Been Found?

Die Hard & Indiana Jones

G'day, mates!  Welcome to my 4th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts.  Last fortnight I reviewed Skyfall (2012).  This week I'm reviewing: Die Hard (1988), rated M for medium level violence, medium level coarse language Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), rated M for moderate violence Those are the Australian ratings; the American … Continue reading Die Hard & Indiana Jones

Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 40

Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 40.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterwards.  At the end is a list of where the Aleph-Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. (Just to clarify: I am the translator.  This is … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 40

Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 39

G'day, mates!  Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 39.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them afterward.  At the end is a list of where the Aleph Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 39 1 And Yosef … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 39