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Jacob’s Blessing

We are still in the early chapters of Genesis, and we have visited the theme of ‘brothers’ several times already. We’ve talked about Cain versus Abel, we’ve looked at the trouble among Noah’s three sons, and we saw what happened

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Comparing David & Goliath and Judith & Holofernes

There are many similarities in the stories of the biblical heroes David and Judith, and yet artists treated their stories very differently. Both David and Judith were unlikely heroes who overcame the odds and single-handedly saved their people from a

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