Scot miller's Blog – 12th mo. 2012 Archive (2)

First draft of new essay regarding feminist theory and the Bible. Comments welcome

The liberation of Eve,

the rape of Bathsheba,

and the masculinity of Joseph.

 

“Read my blog…” I’ve read a lot of emails that end with a statement similar to this. I begin this essay in such a manner, not because my blogs are significant, but because my writing tends to reveal a few things about my gender traits in a way that even those who have not met me can recognize. I tend…

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Added by scot miller on 12th mo. 27, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Have we condemned our children to stagnate in the abyss of secularism?

It’s the “holiday season” but this is not an essay about Christmas. Nor is it about Halloween. It purports be an essay about Quaker’s and holidays. However, it’s more about language – sacred language – and how French philosopher Jacques Derrida has something to say about sacred language that might surprise a few folks that are “in the know.” What should we do with Derrida’s prediction that the words of or about God might avenge themselves upon those who attempt to co-opt them for personal…

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Added by scot miller on 12th mo. 10, 2012 at 11:13pm — 9 Comments

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