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Major Mayhem, including Goliath: 1 Samuel 14 to 31

In which Saul goes senile (and dead, in the end) and David kills Goliath, has to run away repeatedly from his jealous boss. The great  cartoon is from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal… 1 Samuel 14 Saul’s son Jonathan goes a-baiting … Continue reading

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I judge y’all to be psychotic: Judges 12 to 21

In which it gets hairy for Samson and we learn how NOT to support a victim of sexual assault. I would insert trigger warnings, but the entire Old Testament is one long trigger for anyone who has ever suffered incest, … Continue reading

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God shows mercy?! Nah, just joshin’… : Joshua 1 to 12

When we set out on this read-the-Bible project, we thought, and were advised, that there would be a whole lotta begatting to get through. Right now I’d happily take a bit of genealogy, because it would make a change from … Continue reading

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