Online Database of Angels, Demons, and Ghosts in Rabbinic Texts

For real. The site is called Elyonim veTachtonim. Here’s the description from the site: Elyonim veTachtonim project web site. As of today the first version of the database is finally available on-line and: covers the Babylonian Talmud [BT]; bases on the Soncino Babylonian Talmud (English) and Wikitext Talmud Bavli (Hebrew, Aramaic); distinguishes […]

New Book on Ancient Near Eastern Backgrounds to the Hebrew Bible

Just a heads up, as I am often asked about such resources. This link leads to two reviews of this new book: My “go to” recommendations for this sort of information, though, are Walton’s two volumes: Ancient Israelite Literature in its Cultural Context (1994) Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the […]

UFO Sect Wants To Hand Out Religious Materials To School Kids

UFO Religion Wants to Hand Out Pamphlets at Florida Schools Now Too By Chris Josephblogs.browardpalmbeach.com9-19-14       Earlier this week, we told you about how the Satanic Temple plans on handing out their literature to public school kids in Florida on the heels of an Orange County School Board […]