Yesterday was Holocaust Remembrance Day. A day that reminds of one of the most horrible episodes of recent human history and to one of the most beautiful aspects of Jewish culture: commemorating every individual. The reason for making this video is twofold. Last Christmas, literally on Christmas Day, I wrote what I thought was a… Continue reading Holocaust Remembrance Day & the Concept of Chosenness
Tag: Bible reading
Dutch viceroy Donner speeches – senility or scribism?
A new translation of an older and longer Dutch text. The reason for this article was the annual report 2016 [Dutch original text is from 2017] of the ‘Council of State’ and more specifically the ‘reflection’ in it by that time ‘vice-chair’ Donner  of that important judicial organisation in the Netherlands. He gave his… Continue reading Dutch viceroy Donner speeches – senility or scribism?
Drag queen show in a church?
No, Stacey Abrams on the photo above is not in a church and I am quite sure she is not a drag queen or transgender.Compared to the number of drag queen shows in schools and libraries those in churches are still very limited in number.They are informative in their own right, however. The video this… Continue reading Drag queen show in a church?
Uncle Tom: his backbone of steel
A different review.A conservative atheist praises “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” and glorifies that devout christian lady. Link to the written review Link to Dutch original of the review
How many trees?
Reading (just) 8 sentences from Genesis. I read them in Dutch but subtitle them in English.
How many more popes?
About four years ago I visited Rome with my brother (I was mainly looking for more inspiration for a sequel to my Dutch faction-novel Alexandra’s Reis). During a long walk our attention was drawn to this enormous building. It has a really impressive exterior, visible from afar. It was less impressive than St. Peter’s Basilica,… Continue reading How many more popes?