Join our lively discussion on Enoch and the Book of the Watchers!
What biblical texts lie behind the Book of the Watchers?
What was the sin of the Watchers? (Hint: it's more complicated than you thi...Show More
Join us for a discussion of the Book of Jubilees, a prime example of “Rewritten Bible.”
* Why would an author in antiquity want to believe in demons roaming with God’s permission?* How did writers ...Show More
Welcome to yet another new series! This class in Hebrew Bible will alternate with the Second Temple literature series.
This introductory class will give you a quick overview of what makes the Twelv...Show More
Welcome to the beginning of a new lecture series: an overview of Jewish texts of the Second Temple period and the Dead Sea Scrolls. In this first, introductory class, we explore what makes these texts...Show More
In this class, we discuss the ultimate example of collective punishment gone horribly, horribly wrong: the Concubine of Gibeah, known in Hebrew as Pilegesh BaGive’ah.
This story closes the book of ...Show More
We’re back! Join us as we engage in a high-level discussion on the different views of collective and intergenerational punishment in the Bible.
* What does God and Abraham’s conversation on Sodom t...Show More
This podcast is a continuation of the previous discussion on the shift of the biblical view and representation of intergenerational punishment.
In this podcast, we delve into Ezekiel and his presentat...Show More
In this episode we discuss the approach to divine intergenerational punishment (the punishment of a future generation for the sins of a past generation) in the Bible, such as in the “Divine Attributes...Show More