Jews and Christians read the Bible differently. Though we study the same stories, we bring to them different histories. Do we also bring divergent ideas of God? When I attend interreligious Bible studies, what always startles me is how comfortable many Jews are with questioning, challenging, even impugning God’s moral character. Consider the climactic account of Abraham and I (...)
November 07, 2008
Wrestling with the Other
Joseph’s BonesUnderstanding the Struggle between God and Mankind in the BibleJerome M. SegalRiverhead, $15, 320 pp.
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