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
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?
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
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
It's been 4 months since my A History of Marriage - Part 1, but I've finally gotten around to the second part. In Part 1, I discussed marriage traditions of pagan/superstitious origin, and the origin and history of marriage licences. In Part 2, I'm looking at marriage age, cousin marriage, and avunculate marriage (marriage of … Continue reading A History of Marriage – Part 2
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
I notified you my readers on Sunday that I'm doing a Reader Request on Friday - today. Here's the answers to the questions you all asked. LANDER7'S QUESTIONS Who lies down with the lion in the Bible? The calf and the yearling do. "The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie … Continue reading Reader Request Friday 15 March