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Why Are People Complaining About Peace?

In the Guardian, Jonathan Freedland bemoans that while Israel celebrates a new peace accord, Palestinians once again lose. There’s no pleasing some people. Who could be against an announcement of peace between two nations formally at war? Who could possibly … Continue reading

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The Nonbiblical History of Ancient Israel

The Oxford Research Encyclopedia’s article History of Ancient Israel offers a good survey of what we know about Israel from sources other than the bible. Here’s my summary: The Origins of Israel The name Israel first appears on a stone … Continue reading

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