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Religion & Holidays

Anyone expecting to find a politicized museum dedicated to hot-button “culture-war” issues needs to look elsewhere than the new Museum of the Bible.

Jan. 15 2018 12:01AM

The story of the biblical word b’liya’al.

Jan. 11 2018 12:47AM

Children learn values and traditions long before they have even a rudimentary ability to contemplate the content of belief.

Jan. 9 2018 12:01AM

From Thanksgiving to September 11.

Wilfred McClay
Jan. 8 2018 12:01AM

The Bible molded modern English and shaped American society and culture. Now, as attacks on the Museum of the Bible suggest, it has been cripplingly tossed aside.

Jan. 8 2018 12:01AM

And the 17th-century Spanish book that influenced it.

Bezalel Naor
Jan. 5 2018 12:01AM

One engages in dialogue with his fellow Jews, and one engages in a dialogue with God. What’s the meaning of the difference?

Jan. 4 2018 12:01AM

People stopped hearing God.

James Kugel
Jan. 3 2018 12:01AM

A progressive majority shouldn’t be able to force religious minorities to comply with its views.

Aylana Meisel and Mitchell Rocklin
Dec. 27 2017 12:01AM

Why did God stop talking to people? And did the Exodus really happen?

Dec. 26 2017 12:01AM

Reeds, dreams, and beards.

Gary Rendsburg
Dec. 22 2017 12:01AM

Doggedly universalistic, obligation-free, and relentlessly focused on self-revelation.

Emma Green
Dec. 21 2017 12:01AM

A break from the boom-and-bust cycle in the era of career transitions.

Dec. 20 2017 12:01AM