Daily Archives: June 3, 2007

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What’s in a name?

Christian Mark McNamara Brady That is my name. Well, to be honest, my given name is “Christian Mark Brady.” I added “McNamara” to honor my maternal grandfather and I have never been able to get it officially changed. That should happen this year. I have thought a lot about my name and titles lately, but let me give a little background. When I was in second grade my teacher, Ms. Nichols, an African-American woman who […]

New Review of “The Rabbinic Targum of Lamentations”

Dr. Bernard Grossfeld has recently written a fairly positive review of my book, The Rabbinic Targum of Lamentations: Vindicating God, Studies in the Aramaic Interpretation of Scripture, vol. 3, (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2003). It has been published in the Journal of the American Oriental Society 125.3 (2005). The last four years of volumes are not yet available on JSTOR so I cannot link to the review. Grossfeld notes (as has one other reviewer) in […]

The Faith of a Wife

This is an amazing story of devotion and committment. (With a few humorous observations along the way). BBC NEWS | Europe | Pole wakes up from 19-year coma A Polish man has woken up from a 19-year coma to find the Communist party no longer in power and food no longer rationed, Polish TV reports. Railway worker Jan Grzebski, 65, fell into a coma after he was hit by a train in 1988. “Now I […]