26 10, 2014

The patriarchs were humans

By |2014-10-26T06:17:16-07:00October 26th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                 The patriarchs were humans    The first book in my new series “Unusual Bile Interpretations,” on the “Five Books of Moses,” was published in Israel last week. I finished the next two, on the biblical books Joshua and Judges, and they will be published in upcoming months. I am currently working on a [...]

6 10, 2013

Lech Lecha – Puzzles about covenants, patriarchal behavior, and circumcision

By |2013-10-06T06:17:04-07:00October 6th, 2013|Thoughts|

The following is a brief version of an excerpt from “Beyond the Bible Text” by Rabbi Dr. Stanley Wagner and me that was published in September 2013. We usually put three articles for each biblical portion, generally discussing thought-provoking subjects that people will not find elsewhere. This week’s essay is from lech lecha (chapters 12:1-17:27) [...]