Archives for March 2010

GD Lesson 13: Bondage, Passover, and Exodus

(This is actually by David Bokovoy, whose recalcitrant account won't let him access the blog.)With lesson 13, Sunday school students in LDS Gospel Doctrine classes move beyond the inspiring book of Genesis and begin exploration of Exodus, the second book in the Bible. … [Read more...]

A Small Fly in the Ointment

Many members of the three Religions of the Book use the Bible as a source of guidance for matters of character formation and decision-making.   Employment of biblical passages for ethical purposes is not without its complications, however.  One such complication occurs in Genesis 38, in the story of Judah's seduction by his daughter-in-law, Tamar.Judah's misconduct is part of a larger picture of good and bad behavior in Jacob's family.  Reuben's dalliance with his father's concubine res … [Read more...]

Hello? Is this thing on? One two, one two…

Now witness the power of this fully armed and operational blog!Seriously, we've got some good people lined up for this thing, and the programmers just threw the final switch on a Friday night, and went home. I'm sure we have some bugs to iron out. … [Read more...]