The Hebrew Bible’s conception of evil.
The earliest in the land of Israel.
“A mongrel smelling blood.”
“A marvel to be greatly respected.”
And its theology of laughter.
A site that is also important to the history of Christianity.
Piecing together the fragments.
Near a town made famous by the New Testament.
In the Hebrew Bible, God’s greatest enemies are human.
The secret to its economic success.
A dangerous book from a distinguished theologian.
Romantic, idealistic Christianity says no. Sober, practical Judaism says yes.
The answer hasn’t always been clear.