Figs, grapes, and unconvincing explanations.
Catholics fare little better.
Replacing academic freedom with cowardice.
The Astronomer, the rescue of Moses, and two aspects of wonder.
“With your unshakeable faith you pray for the glory of your ancestors and for the triumph of truth.”
Christian Renaissance paintings of the Temple are the visual record of a theology that had devastating consequences in the lives of Jews from antiquity to the Middle Ages and beyond.