The God We Have

From time to time this year, we have reflected on particular passages in Torah. Torah can be difficult for modern persons to understand and accept because it is very old and comes from a culture that is very different from modern western cultures. The God of  the Old Testament is difficult to figure out.  God, as […]

Exodus: the road out

I just finished writing the last bit of commentary for Exodus at Westminster Reads. The first part of Exodus – at least some of it-is familiar to most of us. Moses’ birth. Israel in slavery in Egypt. The burning bush. The plagues. “Let my people go”. Passover. The parting of the Red Sea. Manna. The […]