What does it mean for God to love a people? What does it look like for a community of people to reciprocate that love? HDS Professor Jon Levenson discusses his research and reflections on God's love in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament).
"Seeking a basis for reconciliation between Jews and Christians has been a much-pursued enterprise over the past few centuries. For the most part, the quest has been founded upon a mutual willingness to dilute religious conviction or bracket it altogether," writes Professor Jon D. Levenson.
In November 2018, the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature sponsored a session “Krister among the Jews and Gentiles,” to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the death of Krister Stendahl, who taught at HDS from 1954-1989, with a hiatus to serve as Bishop of Stockholm; he served as Dean of HDS from 1968-1979.... Read more about Reflections from Krister Stendahl’s Academic Neighbor
On the latest episode of the OnScript podcast, Professor Jon Levenson talks about his book, Resurrection and the Restoration of Israel, which explores the origins of the Jewish doctrine of the resurrection of the dead.
In the United States, the end of the year swells with charitable and giving occasions: clothing and food drives, Hanukkah and Christmas gifts, and end-of-year charitable appeals are all opportunities to be generous.... Read more about Why Give? Religious Roots of Charity