Introduction, background, and biases
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The birth of Cain and Hevel, with notes from 11th C. exegete Rupert of Deutz. Plus, Michael Carasik comes to Substack!
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Let the world's riches, which disperséd lie, Contract into a span.
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And Adam named his wife Chava, mother of all life
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Two great readers of the Bible, centuries distant from one another, ask similar questions about the same mysterious verse.
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“Women and children will hate you, you flat-headed heel biter”
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Rough translation from II Maccabees 7:28-29 and selections from Vladimir Lossky.
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Introducing the Ophidian. And with a long list of sea creatures from Pliny's Natural History, nakedness in the prophet Ezekiel, and Rashi and Rabbi…
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Beginning: a Verse Translation of Genesis