“This now is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh” and other remarkable Hebraisms in the English tongue.
Including the oldest one extant.
More a contract than a prayer.
The God that is or the God that becomes?
The former seeks answers; the latter seeks the questions that can help situate human beings existentially and rationally within the universe.
Renewing the covenant.
Economic history, hidden in dung.
Like Walt Whitman in Song of Myself, the Hebrew Bible is large, it contains multitudes.
Larger and more advanced than previously thought.
He built a wall, a tunnel, and a toilet.
Reading and interpreting the Bible from within the fishbowl of our own cultural assumptions, we fail to understand it on its own terms.