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Author Archive: Martijn Stoutjesdijk

Bitcoins, heavenly storehouses and the transience of (spiritual) wealth

For those who have invested in Bitcoins or other digital currencies, it has not been a good week. Bitcoin dropped 12% without any clear cause, panic arose among investors, and financial analysts warned that Bitcoin could be the biggest bubble…
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Parable of the month January: if one kills a human being, one kills the image of God

For the Dutch discussion of this parable, see here. In this midrash, the physical presentation of the Ten Words on the two tablets, is the focus of attention. They are ordered in such a way that the oppositely placed commandments…
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