Why the Torah appropriates images from pagan Egypt in describing God’s revelation.
Sumerian poems, the midrash, and the Divine virtuoso of grieving.
New approaches to Joshua and Judges.
Balaam’s ass, and Buridan’s.
Why the biblical Deity isn’t like Zeus or Thor.
Reason met revelation in Athens as well as Jerusalem.
Forgetting the future humans upon whom the entirety of civilization rests.
From Charlemagne to Rashi.
Distinguishing between ancient hardcovers and the cheap paperbacks.
Including a Second Temple-era synagogue.
The priestly benediction.
Seeing scripture as a problem to be solved.