Secular faiths on campus demand certainty about questions that are too complex and too broad for certainty to be possible.
Lekh l’kha narrates the birth of the Arabs, the Ammonites, the Moabites, and, of course, the Jewish people.
Not a hatchet job.
The Book of Creation.
How rabbis lead from behind.
René Descartes, Thomas Kuhn, and the rejection of tradition.
A little anxiety doesn’t hurt.
Truth, fiction, and John Milton.
Fleeting and timeless.
A passage that encapsulates the ethos of rabbinic Judaism.
Literature from the secular mudflats.