Hebrew Bible

Why the Torah appropriates images from pagan Egypt in describing God’s revelation.

July 23 2021 12:01AM

Sumerian poems, the midrash, and the Divine virtuoso of grieving.

Edward Greenstein
July 16 2021 12:01AM

Gideon’s jug?

Amanda Borschel-Dan
July 13 2021 12:01AM

New approaches to Joshua and Judges.

Francis Nataf
July 7 2021 12:01AM

Balaam’s ass, and Buridan’s.

June 25 2021 12:01AM

A new book argues that the Hebrew Bible has a distinct and consistent intellectual tradition. The author joins us to explain.

June 24 2021 12:01AM

Why the biblical Deity isn’t like Zeus or Thor.

June 23 2021 12:01AM

Reason met revelation in Athens as well as Jerusalem.

June 21 2021 12:01AM

Forgetting the future humans upon whom the entirety of civilization rests.

June 16 2021 12:01AM

From Charlemagne to Rashi.

Robert Harris
June 14 2021 12:01AM

Distinguishing between ancient hardcovers and the cheap paperbacks.

Rossella Tercatin
June 8 2021 12:01AM

Including a Second Temple-era synagogue.

Boaz Gross
June 1 2021 12:01AM

The priestly benediction.

Yitz Greenberg
May 21 2021 12:01AM

Seeing scripture as a problem to be solved.

May 19 2021 12:01AM