And its journeys from the Arabian Peninsula to the Mediterranean.
The Koren Tanakh.
The language of Homer delights in illuminating the world at length. The language of the Bible, by contrast, is compact, but fraught with the agitated flow of emotions.
A laborer complains about an abusive boss.
One recent Saturday morning, I was following the Torah portion from a late-13th-century manuscript and noticed some strange faded text and stress lines. What did they mean?
Beware the Teflon gossip.
“An earthquake in biblical scholarship” is how the discovery has been described. That’s true, as are the connections it reveals between ancient languages and modern ones.
Why not throw out troubling parts of the Bible?
It is praiseworthy to die for God, but even better to live for Him.