Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Ester (Esther) chapter 6. Apart from the last couple of verses (which usually appears at the end of chapter 3), this chapter is not part of most English translations: it's part of the oldest textual traditions, but (historically unjustifiably) rejected by modern Protestants and Rabbinic Jews, … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 6
- Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980), rated PG for Mild science fiction violence
That of course is the Australian rating. In the United States, it’s rated PG for sci-fi action violence.
As usual, I’ll give the trailer and a clip at the end.
And as usual, I put up this disclaimer just to be safe:
WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD. PROCEED AT OWN RISK.
Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
Irvin Kershner’s contribution to Star Wars – the second in the original trilogy and Skywalker Saga (although chronologically 5th in the latter), and the 3rd (chronologically 11th) overall – is even better than its predecessor, and the trilogy’s best.
Following the destruction of the Death Star…
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Today I present my Restored English Translation (RET) of Ester (Esther) chapter 5. As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, wit a glossary of them after the chapter. At the end is a list of where the Aleph-Tavs occur, as they are no longer included in the main text. CHAPTER 5 1 After these things … Continue reading Restored English Translation of Esther: Chapter 5
You will find in the Bible and in innumerable ancient legends references to giant; humanoids who were (often much) taller (and stronger) than normal. (Gigantism - where a person is abnormally large, but weak - is entirely different.) They often have a supernatural origin, the result of a union between supernatural beings and human women. … Continue reading Evidence for Giants
The following are a whole lot of Star Wars memes I've found recently. There are way too many of them, and some are cringeworthy; but they're fun and amusing. Note: they're best understood by someone who as seen the prequel trilogy (preferably the entire series) (like me 🙂 ) (there are sequel memes). The perfect … Continue reading Star Wars Humour (Or, How to Waste Your Time)
Welcome to the 14th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts. Last fortnight I reviewed Thunderbirds Are Go (2015-present). This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), rated PG for mild violence That is the Australian rating; in the United States, it's rated PG for sci-fi violence and brief mild language. As usual, … Continue reading Star Wars
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxMkMBXAVZ8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOhwyutHZzQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz406B3tWVI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4nFc0ZVtbA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQiio_jUKvk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sL21aSWDMY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSof6z_Noqs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UaEkBQBeco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unLI6XSJmGo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q9qZ8Fo3ZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIW2c1sxEcA I highly recommend the DVD copies of his teachings, too.