How not to read the text through a modern lens.

April 24 2023 12:01AM

The theodicy of ambiguity.

Martin Lockshin
Aug. 4 2022 12:01AM

Judah Halevi’s poetic theodicy.

Yosef Lindell
July 29 2020 12:01AM

Some theological and political reflections.

Moshe Halbertal
May 7 2020 12:01AM

Some rabbis have treated God like a petulant member of the Knesset.

William Kolbrener
Dec. 1 2016 12:01AM

Some ancient Jewish kvetching.

G. Brooke Lester
Jan. 18 2016 12:01AM

Divine judgment vs. a benevolent nature.

Henrik Bering
Jan. 12 2016 12:01AM

A comic strip, a ḥasidic rabbi, and theodicy.

Aaron R. Katz
Nov. 2 2015 12:01AM

Reflections on the 150th yahrzeit of President Lincoln.

Yossi Prager
April 6 2015 12:01AM

Few biblical books have engendered as much analysis or philosophical discussion as the story of Job. A recent “biography” of the title character, by Mark. . .

Dec. 5 2014 12:01AM

Although most professed atheists reject religion in general, they usually have a specific religion in mind. The sociologist Peter Berger argues that today’s atheism has. . .

Peter Berger
Dec. 1 2014 12:01AM

The great medieval scholars agree that the attempt to reconcile divine justice with human suffering is important, but disagree vehemently as to why.

Oct. 4 2013 12:00AM

The music and poems composed in the concentration camps enabled Jews to assert their humanity even as it was forcibly stripped away.

Menachem Z. Rosensaft
July 1 2013 12:00AM