The Rage of the Prophets

Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote one of my absolute favorite books.  It was simply titled The Prophets, and you guessed it, it was a book on the Hebrew prophets.  Originally, it was the content of his PhD dissertation, but after some admonition he adapted it for publication. As a rabbi, Heschel was a very influential figure.  Not [...]

Was Jesus Conservative or Liberal?

Yes.  The answer is yes. Jesus was at the same time, both liberal and conservative. John 8 is one of my favorite passages of Scripture.  It is a snapshot of Jesus that does not exist in the other three Gospels, and not even in earliest manuscripts of John.  Regardless, it tells us something wonderful about [...]