God’s Love for His People, His People’s Love of God https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/religion-holidays/2016/07/gods-love-for-his-people-his-peoples-love-of-god/

July 15, 2016 | Jon D. Levenson
About the author: Jon D. Levenson is the Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard University and the author of Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Library of Jewish Ideas; Princeton University Press).

In his recent book, The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism, Jon D. Levenson explores one of the Hebrew Bible’s most fundamental—and most frequently overlooked—concepts, tracing its development through ancient, medieval, and modern Jewish thought. Here he discusses his book, the condition of contemporary Judaism, and the tendency of Bible scholars to shun the text’s ideas. (Interview by Matthew Lynch. Audio, 50 minutes.)

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