Halacha, from the Hebrew word for "walking" or "path," is the rabbinic interpretation of Jewish law.
The book of Job challenges the simple equation of suffering with punishment, by telling the story of one righteous man's confrontation with overwhelming misfortune.
The Jewish passion to repair the world.
A portable sanctuary in the wilderness.
Although many ancient abandoned hero stories survive, the biblical example of the story Moses has some clear points of departure.
A master Torah commentator who foreshadowed biblical criticism
A new translation and interpretation of the popular Psalm 23
Eicha, the Book of Lamentations, asks important questions that address the theological crisis following the Jewish exile.
In Isaiah 40-66, the prophet(s) built on the theological paradigms of Isaiah ben Amoz (Isaiah 1-39).
Those who returned from Babylonia sought to reclaim Judah's former glory, despite major challenges.