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Fragments of a Faith Forgotten, Conservative Judaism, 35.2 1982

Posted on October 19, 2016

  This is my first published article. It was originally written for a class with Rabbi Neil Gillman at the Jewish Theological Seminary when I was in Rabbinical School. In this class Rabbi Gillman wanted each of us to write a personal theology in some form or another. I chose to recast Maimonides’ Thirteen Principles Continue Reading »

How the Bible Became the Bible – Lecture #4

Posted on October 15, 2016

Most people think of the Bible as single book but it is in fact a library of many books. This lecture series will follow the history of the Bible from the modern translations of today back in time to the most ancient sources that began to become the Bible. These sources will include the Dead Continue Reading »

How the Bible Became the Bible – Lecture #3

Posted on October 6, 2016

Most people think of the Bible as single book but it is in fact a library of many books. This lecture series will follow the history of the Bible from the modern translations of today back in time to the most ancient sources that began to become the Bible. These sources will include the Dead Continue Reading »

How the Bible Became the Bible – Lecture #2

Posted on September 26, 2016

Most people think of the Bible as single book but it is in fact a library of many books. This lecture series will follow the history of the Bible from the modern translations of today back in time to the most ancient sources that began to become the Bible. These sources will include the Dead Continue Reading »

How the Bible Became the Bible – Lecture #1

Posted on September 11, 2016

Most people think of the Bible as single book but it is in fact a library of many books. Even within some books more than one voice can be found. And which Bible is the Bible—the Jewish Tanakh, the Catholic Bible, the Protestant Bible? This lecture series will follow the history of the Bible from Continue Reading »