Hebrew Bible

Truth, fiction, and John Milton.

Marilynne Robinson
Oct. 11 2017 12:01AM

What does it mean to be God’s chosen people? As Moses counsels the Israelites before he dies, their failure will have consequences—and failure is unavoidable.

Oct. 4 2017 12:01AM

Could it because they lacked a national identity?

Josephine Quinn
Sept. 20 2017 12:01AM

It can tell us something, if not everything.

Richard Elliott Friedman
Sept. 12 2017 12:01AM

A new theory sheds light on the biblical description of the death of Jezebel.

Megan Sauter
Sept. 6 2017 12:01AM

Rational and irrational hatred.

Jonathan Sacks
Sept. 1 2017 12:01AM

To read the Bible as a great work, one must assume that it’s something more than a hodgepodge of disparate texts.

Jerome Marcus
Aug. 29 2017 12:01AM

The ancient mystery of the aravot.

Mitchell First
Aug. 28 2017 12:01AM

On the possible whereabouts of Ophir and Tarshish, and how to get there by ship from Palestine.

Aug. 24 2017 12:01AM

Isaiah, Hezekiah, and the moving shadow.

Frederick Baltz
Aug. 18 2017 12:01AM

Archaeology and the revolt of Jeroboam.

Jonathan S. Greer
Aug. 9 2017 12:01AM

Ancient rabbis got it right; modern scholars got it wrong.

Laura Quick
Aug. 4 2017 12:01AM