Blog Posts - Akedah



Imitations of Attachment

Did you ever notice  Egypt and the Egyptians in all the stories of Victims in the Book of Genesis?  Victims facing what I would call capital punishment? Ishmael. After the forced relocations. Taking it personally – the crime, in the family. The n...
by paperlessworld on Mar 23, 2016

On the Day That the Sacrifice Begins

I live half-a-mile from The History Center. In the New World there is the unsettling in this place. Whether on issues of Church or State. It is the same unsettling in the Messiah – in the beginning – dealing in public ministry. As History is used...
by paperlessworld on Feb 3, 2016

Akedah

Violence, in its most basic form, is to be blamed on evolution. Not the theory of evolution, but the fact of it. More precisely, violence is a reflex of the struggle for existence. To live animals have to eat and … Continue reading →...

Akedah

Violence, in its most basic form, is to be blamed on evolution. Not the theory of evolution, but the fact of it. More precisely, violence is a reflex of the struggle for existence. To live animals have to eat and … Continue reading →...

Noah’s Wife

Maybe you have been in the Paperlessworld before. Maybe you have read about the Akdedah. What has never been brought up until now is the connection of Noah to the story. Oh, there has been mention of who was Abraham, as well as who was Sarah. “Welc...
by paperlessworld on Sep 20, 2013

Noah’s Wife

Maybe you have been in the Paperlessworld before. Maybe you have read about the Akdedah. What has never been brought up until now is the connection of Noah to the story. Oh, there has been mention of who was Abraham, as well as who was Sarah. “Welc...
by paperlessworld on Sep 20, 2013

Rosh Hashanah 2013

Rosh Hashanah in 2013 is a celebration of that kind of deep inter-connectedness and inter-dependence which begins in New York City in about five minutes, and where I live in 60 minutes. In a modern story of conversion, Rosh Hashanah was a day of reme...
by paperlessworld on Sep 5, 2013

Rosh Hashanah 2013

Rosh Hashanah in 2013 is a celebration of that kind of deep inter-connectedness and inter-dependence which begins in New York City in about five minutes, and where I live in 60 minutes. In a modern story of conversion, Rosh Hashanah was a day of reme...
by paperlessworld on Sep 5, 2013

Hostility: Out of Plagues to Exodus

 No one is a born story-teller. With words, in translations, there was such a long learning curve that cut into you. In words and borders and getting across time. With power and dominion. And BONDS which came from stories.  I am this descendant of...
by paperlessworld on Mar 25, 2013

The Hostility: Out of Plagues to Exodus

 No one is a born story-teller. With words, in translations, there was such a long learning curve that cut into you. In words and borders and getting across time. With power and dominion. And BONDS which came from stories.  I am this descendant of...
by paperlessworld on Mar 25, 2013

From Hostility: Out of Plagues to Exodus

 No one is a born story-teller. With words, in translations, there was such a long learning curve that cut into you. In words and borders and getting across time. With power and dominion. And BONDS which came from stories.  I am this descendant of...
by paperlessworld on Mar 25, 2013

Days of Awe

An old scout born in Minnesota (Wes Westrum), on worship and baseball, once said: Many go, few understand. It was two years ago when I read a piece in America magazine about the Akedah, the strange story read on Rosh Hashanah about how to somehow kee...
by paperlessworld on Sep 14, 2012


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