Paganism

The author of Strange Rites joins us to talk about the expansion of spiritual energy into nearly every domain of contemporary life, from shopping to health to politics.

June 18 2020 12:01AM

Illustrating a talmudic passage.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
June 2 2020 12:01AM

Showing the Israelite God’s masterful transvaluation of the Egyptian pantheon.

Raheli Shalomi-Hen and Ilan Ben Zion
April 3 2020 12:01AM

The “smiting gods” of its holy of holies.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Feb. 19 2020 12:01AM

Witches, SoulCycle, and the post-Christian future.

Ross Douthat, Tara Isabella Burton and Steven D. Smith
Jan. 27 2020 12:01AM

The conquest of Atarot.

Owen Jarrus
Aug. 26 2019 12:01AM

Will paganism supplant monotheism?

Ross Douthat
Dec. 13 2018 12:01AM

An answer to ancient Near Eastern mythology.

Robert Miller II
Oct. 12 2018 12:01AM

Life with dignity vs. death with dignity.

Nov. 30 2017 12:01AM

From the shamanic ceremonies of Brooklyn to the organic-cocoa-beans-and-beer sacrifices of Hawaii.

Matthew Schmitz
July 14 2017 12:01AM

Shedding light on Canaanite culture.

Dan Lavie
Nov. 16 2016 12:01AM

In this week’s Torah reading, God feeds the people quail “until it comes out of their noses.”

Joseph B. Soloveitchik
June 24 2016 12:01AM

Even in our increasingly post-religious age, “pagan” remains for most people a derogatory word. Why?

July 15 2015 12:01AM

In the Hebrew Bible, God curses Cain after he kills Abel, and tells the Israelites that terrible curses will befall them if they do not. . .

Anne Marie Kitz
Dec. 11 2014 12:01AM