The biblical democratization of rest.
From Chicago to Jerusalem to Athens.
From a naïve confidence to an enduring hopefulness.
Of psalmists and sex dolls.
Stone structures in the wilderness.
For Judaism, the outward life of religious behavior comes first.
A theory based on a mistranslation.
And what it’s like to translate it into English.
The month of Elul.
In the Bible there is no solid differentiation but rather fluidity among what we moderns call past, present, and future.
Yes, it belongs in Scripture.
Rashi’s defense against supersessionism.
Hills? Mounds? Platforms?
Or simply a partisan observer?