What BR Means to One Reader
Today I realized with consternation and dismay that I have misplaced the
Thoughts on the December BR
The December issue is your best and the contents beg comment.
1. “The Assassination of Eglon,” BR 04:06—Halpern sparkles! This episode, a long time ago, gave me my first insight that the subject matter of the Scriptures is based on a very deep plane of reality called subjective history. A question that comes forth from the tale is one that is based on deduction. That is, the reader is clearly led to believe that God sanctioned the “hit” on Eglon; for it was Ehud who rallied the Israelites with: “Follow me, for YHWH has delivered your enemies, Moab, into your hand.” Question for those of theological bent (theology defined here as discerning the will of God): Would the assertive initiative of God, the Christ, have sanctioned such an assassination at a later time in history?