The Call of Abraham

Kugel sets for the questions - What was so special and unique about Abraham, was he the first monotheist, and did he actually exist? The argument is supported as Kugel discussed Abraham as someone who recognizes, although his culture is set against monotheistic thinking, that Someone has to be in charge of the wonderous universe …

The Good Book

“When we accept the Bible as the moving, changing, adaptive organism it is, we will more readily accept our own sacred responsibility to engage the ancient biblical story with wisdom, to converse with the past rather than mimic it—which is to follow the very pattern laid out in the Bible itself. A rulebook view of …