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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Lynchburg Law Continues.

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 4:45 PM

Flashback to November 22, 2004

Charles Williams  on the
Salem witchcraft trials:

“The afflicted children continued to testify; there entered into the cases
what was called ‘spectral evidence,’ a declaration by the witness that
he or she could see that else invisible shape before them, perhaps hurting them.
It was a very ancient tendency of witnesses, and it had occurred at a number of
trials in Europe.”

— Witchcraft , Meridian Books, Inc., New York,
1959 (first published 1941), page 281

Charles Williams, 'Witchcraft'

The Ghost Writer

Filed under: General — Tags: , , — m759 @ 3:14 PM

See also Litsky’s obituary from All Saints’ Day, 2018.

Litsky reportedly died on October 30, 2018 — Devil’s Night.

Theology for Jews

Filed under: General — Tags: , , — m759 @ 2:42 PM

See also Aloha.

But see as well . . .

Click to enlarge the above story by Paul Meyer, Dayton sports writer.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Imperfect Storm*

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:36 AM

* Update at 10:45 AM EDT —

A title check yields a comedian’s book.

I  prefer Wallace Stevens . . .
See Thunderstorms of Yucatan.

Stormy, Jack.  Jack, Stormy .

Monday, November 22, 2004

Monday November 22, 2004

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 8:00 PM

Lynchburg Law

From today’s New York Times:

 

The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University [at Lynchburg, Virginia] is part of a movement around the nation that brings a religious perspective to the law.

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Sam Dean for The New York Times

The connection between the Bible and the law is part of the curriculum at Liberty, one of a number of new religiously oriented law schools.

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The Times’s photo (above) of books on the Bible and the law, apparently at Lynchburg, suggests a related book that may be of considerable value to the legal scholars there:

Charles Williams on the
Salem witchcraft trials:

“The afflicted children continued to testify; there entered into the cases what was called ‘spectral evidence,’ a declaration by the witness that he or she could see that else invisible shape before them, perhaps hurting them.  It was a very ancient tendency of witnesses, and it had occurred at a number of trials in Europe.”

Witchcraft, Meridian Books, Inc., New York,
1959 (first published 1941), page 281

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