After Church – Some Thoughts On Idolatry

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I realize that this will be posted on a Monday, and usually such things were posted before on Sundays, but I would rather this one kept in the appropriate archive than lost to the wasteland of Monday Update’s ephemerality. For whatever reason, I’ve heard the word “idolatry” thrown around rather…

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Leviathan (Part 2)

Leviathan

LEVIATHAN AND THE HEBREW BIBLE No study of Ancient near eastern creation mythology/symbology would be complete without the Hebrew Bible. Leviathan itself is called as such in the following five passages within every English translation. Surely, the word used in these contexts is not always “לִוְיָתָן” or, transliterated, “Livyatan”, but…

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