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Was Paul a classical Greek scholar?

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Was Paul a classical Greek scholar? [This is Appendix 3 from Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn, 2003, revised 2019.] [XT = eXegetical Translation, New Testament] It is one thing to deal with classical Greek myths, and quite another to deal with myths about classical Greek. One such […]

My friend Jeri Sisson

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

My friend Jeri Sisson died this week. I’ve known her since the late 80’s — when we all were figuring out how to do this homeschooling thing here in Illinois. The Sissons were the first ones to work on connecting homeschooling families across the state and organize the first Illinois homeschool convention — the state-wide […]

Homeschooling in Tajikistan

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Dear Laurie, I have often thought about writing you and now I am finally getting around to it. We are settled quite nicely now in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, a city of about 500,000 people, most of whom are Tajiks. There is an 8% population of Russians here still. Many Russians left after the overthrow of the […]


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