Covenant, chosenness, and God’s love for Israel.
A reflective history of Jewish views of death and what follows it.
Although it does not seem to be about romantic attachment at all, the tale of Ruth and Boaz is the quintessential example of a biblical love story.
Covenantal love, erotic love, or both?
One of the Bible’s most important and most overlooked ideas.
An alternative to rationalism.
How can adoration be commanded?
As the war ends and she comes down from the mountains of Slovakia, a Jewish girl discovers that she can still be “moved by something other than the mere struggle for existence.”
After discovering letters from her grandfather’s old lover, a writer tries to track her down.
The Song of Songs, the Bible’s most profound meditation on love, projects a Judaism of lived experience, not abstract principle. (2010.)
Modern marriage can resemble a corporate partnership whose product is high-performing offspring. Is this the best we can do?
A Christian perspective on the Ten Commandments.