The author of our April essay joins us to talk about how to read the book of Exodus, how the Israelites became a people, and plenty more.
He is still full of hope, and so—in replying to those who would misunderstand me and my method of reading the Bible—am I.
A famous and sorely misunderstood painting of Napoleon touching plague victims in Palestine illuminates the current moment.
An expression of God’s enduring compassion.
Read to its tragic depths, the Bible suggests that the last, cruelest laugh is always on God.
Satan at the seder.
A tale of two Josephs.
“We shall do and we shall understand.”
Perhaps they weren’t so multitudinous after all.