Religion & Holidays

The God that is or the God that becomes?

Jan. 27 2017 12:01AM

Mind your own business.

Jack Abramowitz
Jan. 27 2017 12:01AM

Kalonimos Shapiro’s hidden manuscripts.

Henry Abramson
Jan. 26 2017 12:01AM

The title of the Mishnaic tractate is commonly translated as “The Ethics of the Fathers.” But how did it get that name? And could “fathers” actually mean “principles,” and “ethics” mean “sayings”?

Jan. 25 2017 12:01AM

The former seeks answers; the latter seeks the questions that can help situate human beings existentially and rationally within the universe.

Jan. 23 2017 12:01AM

“When science finally peers over the crest of the mountain, it will find religion has been sitting there all along.”

Alice B. Lloyd
Jan. 23 2017 12:01AM

In the Jewish tradition, the summit of religious awareness is to know that God is ultimately unknowable.

Jan. 19 2017 12:01AM

And its unique American variations.

Jan. 18 2017 12:01AM

Village atheists and H.L. Mencken.

Crawford Gribben
Jan. 17 2017 12:01AM

Godself.

Katherine Timpf
Jan. 17 2017 12:01AM

Like Walt Whitman in Song of Myself, the Hebrew Bible is large, it contains multitudes.

Jan. 16 2017 12:01AM

Authority without absolutism.

Christine Hayes
Jan. 13 2017 12:01AM

Morality isn’t a private affair.

Jan. 12 2017 12:01AM

Although it does not seem to be about romantic attachment at all, the tale of Ruth and Boaz is the quintessential example of a biblical love story.

Jan. 12 2017 12:01AM