Benjamin Scolnic

Benjamin Edidin Scolnic is the rabbi of Temple Beth Sholom in Hamden, Conn. He holds a Ph.D. in Bible from the Jewish Theological Seminary and is the editor-in-chief of <i>Conservative Judaism</i> magazine. 

Articles by Benjamin Scolnic

Literary Criticism

Literary criticism developed to examine the literary characteristics (including narrative technique, tone, theme, structure, and imagery) of the Bible.

Slavery in the Bible

Deuteronomy's legal treatment of slavery is more humane than the parallel laws in Exodus, and more practical than those in Leviticus.

Source Criticism of the Torah

How modern scholars explain the origins and authorship of Judaism's foundational text.