Daily Archives: January 10, 2008

4 posts

Personification of Plants and Animals

I recently listened again to Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything and A Walk in the Woods and I am now listening to Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma. One thing I have intended to write about ages ago with regard to Bryson and now Pollan’s book brings it to mind again. In discussing the development of plant and animal species both authors insist on personifying them and giving them motives. It is all a […]

Rabbinic Studies Blogs

I mentioned in my post concerning what makes a blog a “biblioblog” that I did not know of many rabbinic studies blogs. So, can anyone help me build up my blog roll? What good blogs are out there that focus on rabbinic literature and related concerns?