The honorable Zilpah and Bilhah stand in the shadows of their mistresses Leah and Rachel and have been undeservedly unremembered.
Leon Kass and Hannah MandelbaumReading Ruth: Birth, Redemption, and the Way of Israel Paul Dry Books, 2021. The making of…
Yes, there is humor in the Bible. In the riotous comedy of the Book of Esther, God lets us in on the joke of empire.
In Genesis 37–50, the image of kingly humility and servanthood is not the lion of Judah, but a foreign widow.
Deuteronomic law values the well-being of its female citizens, empowers them with a legal voice, and relies on rational proof.
Male violence against women in Genesis belongs within the broader narrative portrait of humanity’s violence and rebellion against God.
Despite a common assumption, Israelite women were not dominated by men throughout ancient Israelite society.
The Song of Deborah in the book of Judges demonstrates that Hebrew poetry is an appeal to reason just as much as it is an appeal to emotion.
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