Tanakh

The Hebrew of the Bible has many more ands than does modern English prose, a feature that’s surprisingly crucial to its literary power.

Jan. 26 2022 12:01AM

Why does an edition of the Hebrew Bible from 16th-century Antwerp open with the French inscription, “Hait on le mal”?

Nov. 4 2013 12:00AM

Beyond the distinctive insights offered by each respondent, the overall result is fascinating, not least because the four responses wind up unintentionally but profoundly disagreeing with one another.

June 26 2013 11:03PM

Solomon’s confrontation with mortality.

Oct. 1 2004 12:00AM