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Leviticus 11 to 13: I got you under my skin…

Leviticus 11 God tells Moses what is edible and what ain’t. Verse 20-2: “All fowls that creep, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you. Yet these may ye eat of every flying creeping thing that goeth upon … Continue reading

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Genesis 34-36; massacres, cheating and the slow delineation of the People of Israel

Chapter 34 starts very interestingly with the brief story of Dinah. I had wanted to combine writing about this with the novel The Red Tent, but Genesis has bowled along a lot quicker than I expected, so I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Genesis 32-4: The usual rape and pillage.

Chapter 32 Jacob wants to head home, but is worried Esau is still sore [Ed: you’ve used this one before] Jacob reminds God of His promises of safety, sends a big fat bribe   Verse 24-5 “Two hundred she goats, … Continue reading

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Genesis 13 to 17- smiting, land grabs, inconceivable fertility

Chapter 13 Abram and his brother’s kid Lot are big and rich Ch 13 verse 6 And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: for their substance was great,so that they could not dwell … Continue reading

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