Faculty and Research

Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi

Pope Francis' Sinful and Prophetic Church

February 14, 2019
Being holy is never a private thing; it is also a matter of being a good neighbor, messenger of peace, a healer and servant, a builder of community, particularly across religious borders, writes Professor Frank Clooney.
Jon Levenson

What It Means to Read the Bible as Nothing More Than Great Literature

February 11, 2019
The proposition that “the Bible needs to be read as great literature,” then, is in large part a product of modern secularity, with its skepticism of religious claims and authorities and its high evaluation of the supposedly independent judgment of the objective and self-governing individual, writes Professor Jon Levenson.
Jon Levenson

Do Bible Scholars Need Theology?

December 28, 2018
Professor Jon Levenson reviews Benjamin Sommer’s Revelation and Authority: Sinai in Jewish Scripture and Tradition.