Only if read selectively and inaccurately.
According to Deuteronomy, if a married man dies childless, his brother is obligated to marry the widow—in a union otherwise forbidden. This practice, known as. . .
The furor over the 19th-century “discovery” of an ancient fragment of Deuteronomy says much about the influence on scholarship of scholars’ ideas, prejudices, and worldviews.
Deuteronomy warns that material wellbeing can lead to self-satisfaction and moral complacency. The antidote? Gratitude and generosity.
A literary and political masterpiece, the book of Deuteronomy deserves to be appreciated both for its final theological teaching and in light of the transformative. . .
Is the priesthood restricted to descendants of Aaron, or is it open to any Levite? The answer depends on which book of the Torah you’re reading.
In establishing a militia of all free and able-bodied men as the guarantor of liberty, the American founders sought to emulate the ways of ancient Israel.