How not to read the text through a modern lens.
The theodicy of ambiguity.
Judah Halevi’s poetic theodicy.
Some theological and political reflections.
Some rabbis have treated God like a petulant member of the Knesset.
Some ancient Jewish kvetching.
Divine judgment vs. a benevolent nature.
A comic strip, a ḥasidic rabbi, and theodicy.
Reflections on the 150th yahrzeit of President Lincoln.
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. . .
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. . .
The great medieval scholars agree that the attempt to reconcile divine justice with human suffering is important, but disagree vehemently as to why.
The music and poems composed in the concentration camps enabled Jews to assert their humanity even as it was forcibly stripped away.