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Abraham and Sarah

Is Biblical Marriage a House of Cards

David Lose | Posted 04.29.2015 | Religion
David Lose

While I realize that Frank and Claire Underwood -- the scheming, ruthless, and fairly amoral couple at the center of the series -- hardly seem paragons of biblical virtue, hear me out.

Faith in the Impossible

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.13.2015 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

For Kearney, faith is trusting that a higher power, however that power is defined, can make extraordinary things possible, though human choice. I don't know Kearney personally, but would invite him into my house any time.

Shock of a Lifetime - Parshat Chayei Sarah

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.23.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Rebecca's first encounter with her husband Isaac leaves a long-lasting impression.

'I Don't Want to See the Boy Die' - Parshat Vayeira

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.15.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Tune in for a novel explanation of a deeply troubling scene in Genesis chapter 21 involving Abraham's second wife, Hagar and her son, Yishmael.

Don't Be Afraid Of People In Tents -- Learn From Them

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 01.28.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

The city's confrontation with Occupy LA's tent encampment brings to mind the biblical saga of Abraham and Sarah pitching their tent in the fields in order to spread their teachings of lovingkindness.

Was Abraham Misogynistic?

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

Richard McBee, a painter, identifies as both a feminist and an Orthodox Jew, and as such, he is very concerned about how Abraham treated -- or rather mistreated -- his wife.