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Uniting 'Round the Mountain

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 08.01.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

The importance of each individual is certainly something that we are all aware of. We saw at the outset of the book of Numbers that God loves each individual and views our very existence as an opportunity to demonstrate that love.

From Rejection to Redemption

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Naphtali Hoff

Still, what kind of life do we live when we are filled with bitter resentment and refuse to move forward and embrace new opportunities?

The Bible Lesson You Might Have Missed

John Backman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion
John Backman

Nicodemus's night visit to Jesus is not exactly empathic, but there is an intimacy to the setting. It is a tête-à-tête: Not a Sermon on the Mount, not a raising of Lazarus, but a private conversation between people who have studied God.

Passover Traumatic Stress Disorder: Saved by Charoset

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

When Passover begins again next week, I will stage my millionth attempt to rescue some meaningful spark from its story -- this time, by exploring charoset as a glorious dish at once ancient and futuristic, traditional and infinitely adaptable.

Is That Biblical Dog an Angel?

Michael Gilmour | Posted 08.20.2012 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

The charming and occasionally humorous Book of Tobit appears in the Greek Septuagint and has a place in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox canonical traditions. At the heart of the story is a journey.

Facebook Friends And The Cloud Of Witnesses

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

Like the disciple Thomas who doubts the resurrection of Jesus and needs to see the details to believe he is real, we scan our long lost friend's pages and wonder: Is this for real?

Pharaohs Can't Celebrate Passover

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Observing Passover, the holiday celebrating the liberation of Jewish slaves from Egypt roughly 3,200 years ago, has become a problem for many Jews this year.