The noted author swings by to talk about the perils and the promises of human mortality.
While the soul may have primary importance, the body is still seen as a holy vessel.
Confronting the realities of death, learning how best to live.
A reflective history of Jewish views of death and what follows it.
And how the solutions help explain the fundamental human condition.
Science, death, and the origins of religion.
A tomb celebrated as Herod’s final resting place at a recent exhibit on the flamboyant king has come under question by archeologists. (Registration required)
Unique among early Iron Age civilizations, the ancient Israelites left behind very few tombs. Does this reflect a gap in the archeological record, or the. . .