What is Radbash.com?
It is the website of David F. Phillips.
Who is David F. Phillips?
An American dilettante, amateur scholar, heraldist, retired lawyer, retired librarian, Buddhist and harmless eccentric, born in Delaware in 1944 and living now in San Francisco. For more about me, see Who I Am.
Why is it called Radbash?
It is a Hebrew acronym meaning Rabbi David, the son of Samuel. For more on this see Pseudonyms. Although my father’s name was Samuel, I am not actually a rabbi.
What is on this website?
The tabs at the top of every page display broad categories of content. They include:
- My autobiography.
- My work as a scholar of heraldry, including heraldic writing, heraldic covers, answering questions, and consulting. Also I buy books on heraldry and related subjects.
- Information about my travels, including the County Project and illustrated travelogues.
- Information about The Way of the Awakened One (Buddhism), including some of the main tools for using this path to avoid suffering (the Life of the Buddha, the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, and the Dhammapada).
- Information about Sri Lord Ganesha, the Great God of India, the Auspicious, the Mighty, the Large-Eared One, Moon-Complected and Gigantic, Remover of Obstacles, Patron of Learning and Literature, Inspiration and Scribe.
- Writing on other topics, including my commonplace book.
- For more detail, see the site map.
How can you contact me?
By e-mail here.