Hebrew Bible

Kenneth R. Seeskin and Jon D. Levenson debate the power and the limits of philosophical reflection on the Hebrew Bible.

Feb. 16 2017 12:01AM

“This now is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh” and other remarkable Hebraisms in the English tongue.

Feb. 15 2017 12:01AM

Including the oldest one extant.

Ilana Tahan
Feb. 14 2017 12:01AM

If philosophers are to read the Bible properly, they need a philosophical model that is not embarrassed by the living God who is considered to act in history.

Jan. 30 2017 12:01AM

The God that is or the God that becomes?

Jan. 27 2017 12:01AM

The former seeks answers; the latter seeks the questions that can help situate human beings existentially and rationally within the universe.

Jan. 23 2017 12:01AM

Renewing the covenant.

Jonathan Sacks
Jan. 20 2017 12:01AM

In the Jewish tradition, the summit of religious awareness is to know that God is ultimately unknowable.

Jan. 19 2017 12:01AM

Economic history, hidden in dung.

James Rogers
Jan. 16 2017 12:01AM

Like Walt Whitman in Song of Myself, the Hebrew Bible is large, it contains multitudes.

Jan. 16 2017 12:01AM

Larger and more advanced than previously thought.

Robin Ngo
Jan. 11 2017 12:01AM

He built a wall, a tunnel, and a toilet.

Joshua Gelernter
Jan. 10 2017 12:01AM

Reading and interpreting the Bible from within the fishbowl of our own cultural assumptions, we fail to understand it on its own terms.

Jan. 9 2017 12:01AM