Category Archives: The Bible

“and it was good”

In our Western creation story, Genesis, the first book of the Bible, God creates the world in six days. After each of the first five days, God assesses his handiwork and expresses his satisfaction with the phrase: “…and … it … Continue reading

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The Goat and Her Kid, cont.

The “mother goat and her kid” passage from the Bible leads inexorably to an examination of modern slaughterhouse methods. Oh, how I do not wish to go here. How I wish to remain ignorant. This examination will be cursory, to … Continue reading

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The Bible and Human Food Consumption

The Bible and Human Food Consumption The Old Testament contains a passage, repeated three times* lest we fail to take note, prohibiting the seething of a kid in his^ mother’s milk. Ancient tradition takes this to mean that milk and … Continue reading

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