Monthly Archives: October 2007

Beware of White Cats!

If you think I meant black cats in the title, you’re wrong. While popular Western culture has vilified black cats as evil omens associated with witchcraft, this is not the case in all societies. I was reading some omen texts … Continue reading

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Biblical Studies Carnival XXII online at SansBlogue

Tim Bulkeley, the blogger from the bottom of the world (New Zealand — must be nice to have a real rugby team), has uploaded Biblical Studies Carnival XXII over at his blog SansBlogue. Tim has done a great job highlighting … Continue reading

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