Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Case for Leviticus

I think it’s fair to say that Leviticus isn’t on everyone’s top 10 Bible books. I’ve heard it cited as boring, irrelevant, and barbaric.┬áIt’s true that not a great deal of action happens in it, bar two of Aaron’s sons … Continue reading

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The Fires of Pompeii

Mostly thinks to First Year Latin (Caecilius should have spent less time sitting in the garden and buying “pulchrissima” slave girls and more time reinforcing the walls in his house), I’ve found Pompeii fascinating. Recently, I re-read Pliny the Younger’s … Continue reading

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