Judaism

Professor Matthew Potts

Facebook Has a New Prayer Feature. But Is It Made for Jews?

August 23, 2021

"This is abstracting the relationships that are built through prayer. It’s abstracting just the petitionary from all these other kinds of Christian prayers, which just makes it a less rich experience as part of a community and a less rich prayer life," said Matthew Ichihashi Potts, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church.

Jon Levenson

Jon Levenson on the Love of God

February 1, 2021
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).
Does the New Testament Support Christian Zionism?

Does the New Testament Support Christian Zionism?

July 21, 2020

"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.

Zoom Palm Sunday service

Blessings from Afar

April 10, 2020

Houseplants stand in for Lenten palms and seder cuisine gets creative as Harvard’s faith communities mark Easter and Passover from a distance.

Jon Levenson

A Tale of Two Soloveitchiks

December 4, 2019
Professor Jon Levenson examines—and critiques—an Orthodox rabbi who was fascinated with Jesus and wrote commentaries on the gospels.

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