Deuteronomy

Only if read selectively and inaccurately.

Reuven Kimelman
Aug. 3 2015 12:01AM

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. . .

Jeremy Brown
Jan. 30 2015 12:01AM

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.

Michael Press
Sept. 17 2014 12:01AM

Deuteronomy warns that material wellbeing can lead to self-satisfaction and moral complacency. The antidote? Gratitude and generosity.

Shai Held
Sept. 12 2014 12:01AM

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. . .

Mark Leuchter
Jan. 29 2014 12:00AM

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.

A. Avreich
Aug. 28 2013 12:00AM

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.

David B. Kopel
July 25 2013 12:00AM