Earthquake

Qumran mikvah shows earthquake damageSince the most recent earthquake to affect the Louisville, Kentucky area occurred this morning at 5:37 a.m., just as I was sitting down to update Wimminwise, it seemed to deserve some mention.

I don’t attribute any causal connection to the coincidence. 

Though we do like to shake things up at the Women’s Center.  But not typically like that.

Still, I did find this nice image of a mikvah at Qumran that was destroyed by an earthquake in 31 BC at BiblePlaces.com.  I’m guessing that earthquake was stronger than ours (5.4; it felt like about a 3 to me, but the epicenter — New Salem, Illinois — was pretty far away). 

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Heather Thiessen (HAT) is a happily married 60-ish, Bible-reading, Presbyterian Church Sunday School teaching and choir singing, small fuel efficient car driving, still pretty much 2nd wave feminist and generally out lesbian Hoosier mom. (There are no monochrome states.) From time to time she teaches religious studies to students at a small liberal arts college in Louisville, Kentucky.

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