Isaac, and Words Unsaid
Open Thread Time! Hey, time for another Ask The Rabbi And Each Other! What’s on your mind? What are you reading? Thinking about? Worried about? Wondering about? O…
Discussion thread will come tomorrow! Hello, wonderful people! It’s Yom Kippur right now, lots of us are offline or otherwise engaged right now, so the discussion thread will come to…
Or: A Defense of Esau
The Spiritual Practice of LoveWhen the medieval (Catholic) anchoress Julian of Norwich was a young woman, she had an intense and complex vision of the divine, the meaning of …
How we can find the Big Bigness when we find one another
Check-in time Time for a little check-in. Has this been OK for you so far? Has it been a lot? I suspect that many of you who have prior experience with Bible …
Is there always meaning to be found in suffering? And if not--what then?
Let's Talk About The BindingI mean, we can’t not. This is genuinely one of the most emotionally and philosophically difficult, complicated parts of Torah, and people have a…
He had no problem demanding justice for Sodom. Why not Ishmael and Isaac?
Abraham's Wives and Children?We’ve been deep in the complexities—and abuses—of Abraham’s relationships. So, to jump ahead for a moment, after Sarah dies (spoiler, sorry), Ab…
Power, Privilege, and the Perpetration of Harm