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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Anthropology of Accord: Moses, Joshua, and Barack

Several months ago, Orate Fratres posted a story about the biblical Barack of Judges 4. As our present day Barack presses for gay marriage and women in combat, please read the wonderful post from Anthropology of Accord on the same topic. Here is a short excerpt:
President Barack Obama has referred to himself as the Joshua of a new generation. He refers to Martin Luther King as his Moses. Reverend King himself, in a sermon shortly before his assassination, said he had been to the mountaintop and seen the Promised Land but he knew he might not be allowed to go there. King really was a Moses figure, but President Obama cannot be confused with Joshua. Better to recall another leader of the Israelites – his namesake Barak.
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