Monthly Archives: August 2011

Missing the Point – Ezekiel, Part Three

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) Ezekiel’s dismay at the impending destruction of Jerusalem was alloyed, it must be admitted, with a smidgen of guilty … Continue reading

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Dung Cakes for Dinner – Ezekiel, Part Two

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) First, God helped Ezekiel build a model of Jerusalem out of a few tiles and a pan. Waiting till … Continue reading

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Snacking on the Words of the Lord – Ezekiel, Part One

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) During the period of their captivity in Babylon, the Jews had to become quite inventive in order to keep … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, But Your Proverbial Agenda Is Showing!

(an outtake from Once More, From the Beginning. This is one of the bits that didn’t make it into the book.) Down through the ages have come the sacred proverbs – many, many proverbs – some pithy and useful, some … Continue reading

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