TanakhCast #137: The Three No, Four Yes Edition

In this week’s episode: Amos 1-3.  We begin the Book of Amos with some thoughts about the rule of three and God’s forgiveness.

And ICYMI, you can find the comic strip “Star Trek Problems” about how the Trek universe uses the rule of three here.

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #133: The Spitting 🔥 Edition

In this week’s episode: Hosea 4-7.  We continue in the Book of Hosea with some thoughts about prophets and ritualized insults.

Matt Fidler’s Very Bad Words episode about the Dirty Dozens can be found here.

And I heard this epic Yo Momma joke just the other day…  

Yo Momma so fat, Thanos had to snap twice.

 


 

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TanakhCast #131: The 40 Acres and a Mule Edition

In this week’s episode: Ezekiel 44-48.  We conclude the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about equalization and reparation.

And ICYMI, you can read the alarming and depressing “The Road to Zero Wealth” by Chuck Collins, Dedrick Asante-Muhammed, Emanuel Nieves, and Josh Hoxie here.

AND if you’re interested in the argument as to why black Americans deserve even more than repayment for slavery, read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Case for Reparations” here.

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #129: The Not-Zombie Apocalypse Edition

Dolores O’Riordan ז״ל
(1971-2018)

In this week’s episode: Ezekiel 36-39.  We continue in the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about non-zombies and the apocalypse.

And, in case y’all don’t believe me about Dubya talking to Jaques Chirac about Gog and Magog, you can read the items in the Atlantic, Mother Jones and Foreign Policy for yourselves.  #Truth.

 

 


 

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TanakhCast #127: The Hubris Edition

In this week’s episode: Ezekiel 28-31.  We continue in the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about the mighty and their ultimate fate.

And, ICYMI Americans, you can read about how the “American Dream” has moved to Canada here.

 

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #126: The Civilizing Rite Edition

Image result for bring out your deadIn this week’s episode: Ezekiel 24-27.  We continue in the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about all the things we do that make us human.

And ICYMI (which is a big shame on you!), you can listen to Dan Carlin’s deep-dive into the Great War here.

And big, ongoing props to Rory and Chen, my patreons!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #125: The Crucible Edition

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In this week’s episode: Ezekiel 20-23.  We continue in the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about various crucibles and Arthur Miller.

And ICYMI, you can find more Words of Torah Dripping with Sarcasm and Condescension from Rabbi Pinky Shmeckelstein here.

 

And once again, big thanks to my Patreon supporters Rory and Chen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #123: The Legendary Paragons Edition

In this week’s episode: Ezekiel 12-15.  We continue in the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about virtue, role models and the inevitable disappointment.

And ICYMI, you can find the fine work of 929 here and the clip of the German dude NOT breaking through the ice here.

 

 

 

 

 

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TanakhCast #122: The God’s Girlfriend-Not-Girlfriend Edition

In this week’s episode: Ezekiel 8-11.  We continue in the book of Ezekiel with some thoughts about God and his girlfriend-not-girlfriend Asherah.

This four-tiered cult stand (right) found at Tanaach is thought to represent Yahweh and Asherah, with each deity being depicted on alternating tiers.

Photo: © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem/Israel Antiquities Authority

 

 

 

 

 

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