Theology

Longing to leave liberalism behind, everyone from Catholics to Communists is experimenting with self-transformation. What’s fueling that desire, and is it strong enough to make the break?

May 3 2021 3:44AM

A cosmic puzzle best left unsolved.

Ben Rothke
Dec. 1 2020 12:01AM

The author of our October essay joins us to talk about the sources of Jewish resilience, and to share his memories of the Six-Day War.

Nov. 13 2020 12:36AM

Jews are a people that has long battled for ideas. Can any sense of purpose be forged in the absence of theology, or a lifelong engagement with the texts of the Jewish canon?

Oct. 29 2020 12:01AM

Kabbalah, the “ancient Hebrews,” and Europe’s most famous Jewish heretic.

Clare Carlisle and Yitzhak Melamed
May 15 2020 12:01AM

A new book examines John Rawls’s theology.

Tal Fortgang
March 26 2020 12:01AM

Deriving Jewish thought from Scripture.

Feb. 26 2020 12:01AM

Anti-Pelagianism, plus Marx’s anti-Semitism, minus religion, equals A Theory of Justice.

Eric Nelson
Dec. 3 2019 12:01AM

He understood that an education that excluded God was not satisfactory.

Dec. 2 2019 12:01AM

For thousands of years both friends and enemies of Judaism have labeled it a religion of deed rather than creed, of law rather than faith. A new book firmly and fervently disagrees.

Nov. 6 2019 12:01AM

The noted author swings by to talk about the perils and the promises of human mortality.

July 11 2019 12:01AM

An impressive but flawed new book tries to do so.

Feb. 13 2019 12:01AM