Bible

Solomon builds it for the Lord, but the Lord is not so impressed.

Feb. 11 2016 12:01AM

Romantic, idealistic Christianity says no. Sober, practical Judaism says yes.

Dec. 30 2015 12:01AM

The answer hasn’t always been clear.

Dec. 16 2015 12:01AM

From “nation” to “pagan” to “non-Jew.”

Marilyn Cooper
Dec. 11 2015 12:01AM

It was left out of the Jewish Bible.

Michael Satlow
Oct. 8 2015 12:01AM

“The image of the seraph as a snake probably comes from Egyptian art.”

Benjamin Sommer
July 16 2015 12:01AM

One of the most famous moments in his prophetic career.

Shai Held
July 10 2015 12:01AM

A merchant, a street-brawler, and a Jew—and proud of all three.

July 9 2015 12:01AM

In which “strange ghosts of backward letters” turn out to be Hebrew.

Yale Divinity School
July 1 2015 12:01AM

When he struck the rock to bring forth water.

Marc Angel
June 26 2015 12:01AM

And was it protection or punishment?

Eva Mroczek
June 11 2015 12:01AM

Jewish visual culture is an amplification of Jewish verbal culture.

June 9 2015 12:01AM

A common, but false, dichotomy.

May 27 2015 12:01AM

The 400-year-old translation is denigrated because of its archaic language. That’s one of its greatest strengths.

May 27 2015 12:01AM