Monthly Archives: August 2014

Eos, Tithonus, and the Elderly

There is a Greek myth about Eos (Roman: Aurora), the goddess of the Dawn, falling in love with Tithonus, a mortal man.  She laments that while she will live forever, he is doomed to die.  She asks Zeus to grant … Continue reading

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How to Fake Studying Abroad

The start of the fall semester is fast upon us.  As you look back over what you did this summer, you may feel a sense of unfulfilled desires: the task not done, the project not finished, the trip not taken.  … Continue reading

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Bible Help Sheet: Background to 2 Corinthians

To understand any letter, it is important to ask why it was written. Specifically for 2 Corinthians, we need to try to figure out what happened after 1 Corinthians to cause Paul to write another letter. The first thing that … Continue reading

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Bible Help Sheet: 1 Corinthians 15

Background to 1 Corinthians 15 Corinth, situated at the crossroads of major overland and oversea routes, was a cosmopolitan blend of cultures. It was a city filled with people, goods, and ideas from all over their world. The early church … Continue reading

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