Hebrew Bible

Baḥya ben Asher, magic, science, and church bells.

Yaakov Taubes
Oct. 13 2021 12:01AM

“Let the stones speak for themselves.”

Roger Hertog
Oct. 4 2021 12:01AM

Why it isn’t good for man to be alone.

David Fried
Oct. 1 2021 12:01AM

The soul of man is the candle of God.

Sept. 30 2021 12:01AM

Two princes from complicated families reflect on life’s futilities.

Noah Millman
Sept. 27 2021 12:01AM

When the warrior and poet chose not to kill his sworn enemy.

Benjamin Goldschmidt
Sept. 15 2021 12:01AM

After sinking to the depths, a way up.

Erica Brown
Sept. 14 2021 12:01AM

Instead, they kiss and make up.

Sept. 13 2021 12:01AM

An anatomy lesson, a metaphor, or a synagogue?

Stuart Halpern
Sept. 10 2021 12:01AM

God’s first creative proclamation was “Let there be light,” so it might seem that the day came first. But then why does the Bible say that “it was evening and it was morning?”

Sept. 1 2021 12:40AM

Hidden in the wall of a German home, then sold on eBay.

Nicole Asbury
Aug. 31 2021 12:01AM

The St. Crispin’s Day seder.

Paul Cantor
Aug. 27 2021 12:01AM

When the Arameans destroyed the hometown of Goliath.

Nathan Steinmeyer
Aug. 17 2021 12:01AM

Jeremiah’s rivalry with a charlatan highlights the moral center of prophecy.

Aug. 16 2021 12:01AM