Does the preservation of the covenant depend upon repeated revelations and direct divine encounters, or are there more permanent ways?
The harsh one.
One cannot exaggerate the importance of the Bible’s novel—even revolutionary—teaching about the outsider who lives among the Israelites.
Defending Israeli archaeology from perverse slanders.
Over six millennia ago, they were being used for food too.
God’s proposed covenant does not look to men of virtue or point to rule by philosophers or kings or prophets. The covenant is made with each and every person.
Covenant, chosenness, and God’s love for Israel.
A rare discovery.
Why is the Lord so adamant about obliterating Amalek, and why does He make His intentions known?
The author of a new book about Israel’s diplomatic history joins us to discuss the enduring lessons he’s learned from surveying 3,000 years of Jewish history.
Its meaning in the Bible is “Truly said!” or “So be it!” After that it acquired its intense liturgical emotion, and then hasn’t changed much since.
President Biden’s speech is part of a welcome trend toward more religious language in public life.
This week, Kass looks at what the ten plagues of Egypt reveal about the God who metes them out.