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Essay #34 The Cross and the Garment

What is a cross? The cross is a horizontal object bisected, perpendicularly, by a vertical object, with one third of the vertical object above the intersection and two thirds below. That’s it, nothing more or less. Two objects that intersect in space and time.  The horizontal piece says to the vertical piece, “Hey, I will […]

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Essay #32 The Accursed Thing: Part I

The beginning of the end for Jericho starts with a theophany. “And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art […]

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Essay #29 Deuternonomy

There are 959 verses in Deuteronomy. By my count there are over 125 verses, plus the entire 13th chapter, that warn the nation of Israel not be like the nations in Canaan. Deuteronomy can be broken into distinct sets of ideas:  What God has done for Israel, how Israel responded (both good and bad), how […]