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Genesis 27: A Big, Hairy Conspiracy

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Isaac favors Esau, probably admiring the strength he demonstrates by hunting and living a life of self-sufficiency. Remember how strong and independent Abraham, Isaac’s father was; Esau likely reminds his father of his ancestral strength. 277 more words

Old Testament

The First Polygamy (Genesis 4:17-24)

Cain, the first murderer of the humankind.
‘Cause there were only four people; Adam,
Eve, Abel and Cain when Cain killed Abel.
So calling Cain the first fratricide would be… 169 more words

Women In The Bible

Contemplating Contemporary Contempt

I wonder whether it will pass…
wonder whether it’s a temporary state of hate and if it is the state of hate is it innate … 547 more words


Who Died and Made Me King?

…Looks like my brother did!

Well, full disclosure time: I murdered my brother this morning. I suppose I should add “…God forgive me,” or something like that, but my heart’s not really in it, because frankly, I’m feeling great about the whole thing. 236 more words


Friendly fire and Fratricide

“There is the possibility that fratricide may have been involved,” said a U.S. military official yesterday of the five American soldiers’ deaths in southern Afghanistan, according to news reports like this one from… 257 more words


Report: Friendly Fire Incident Kills 5 U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan

Five U.S. soldiers and one Afghan soldier were killed in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, reportedly in an incident of friendly fire.

NATO said that the soldiers were patrolling a volatile region of southern Afghanistan when their unit came under enemy fire. 126 more words