Jews, according to J. L. Kugel, shifted in their understanding of God

By |2018-05-23T13:30:11-07:00May 23rd, 2018|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

As is well-known, there are many ways that are used to interpret the Bible. There is even a tradition that there are seventy ways to do so. Seventy was in biblical days a symbolic figure indicating a large number. Thus, for example, Exodus 1 states that seventy descendants of Jacob came to Egypt even though [...]