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.
Little is known about the sect, but they certainly weren’t all hypocrites.
It’s more than a family squabble.