Tag Archives: Judaism

Book Review: Walking The Bible (For Kids)

Walking The Bible:  An Illustrated Journey For Kids Through The Greatest Stories Ever Told, by Bruce Feiler As someone who has read a fair amount of the prosography of Bruce Feiler, I must admit I am somewhat mystified as to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where God Was Born

Where God Was Born:  A Daring Adventure Through The Bible’s Greatest Stories, by Bruce Feiler A friend of mine with someone questionable taste in books [1] loaned me this particular volume to read, and it generally matches with many of … Continue reading

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Book Review: America’s Prophet

America’s Prophet:  Moses And The American Story, by Bruce Feiler If you are somewhat familiar with the author’s body of writing or about the relationship between American history and theology [1], then you have a fair guess as to what … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abraham: A Journey To The Heart Of Three Faiths

Abraham:  A Journey To The Heart Of Three Faiths, by Bruce Feiler Although I am not particularly fond of the author’s views when it comes to scripture, and there is certainly a lot to find fault with here in those … Continue reading

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The Muslim Minority As Dhimmi

As someone who tends to keep my ear to the ground when it comes to concerns and fears about religious minorities, for somewhat personal reasons [1], it should probably come as little surprise that I view the recent terror attack … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Story Of Yiddish

The Story Of Yiddish:  How A Mish-Mosh Of Languages Saved The Jews, by Neal Karlen My own relationship with Judaism and the Jewish culture have long been deeply ambivalent and complicated.  Belonging from birth to an religious tradition that has … Continue reading

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Book Review: When General Grant Expelled The Jews

When General Grant Expelled The Jews, by Jonathan D. Sarna If you are familiar with the writings of this author at all, you have some idea that this is a book about Jewish history in America.  My only knowledge of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln And The Jews: A History

Lincoln And The Jews:  A History, by Jonathan D. Sarna and Benjamin Shapell As someone who reads a lot of books about Abraham Lincoln [1], I am always looking out to see if a given book will tell me something … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life For God

A Life For God:  A Rabbi’s Analysis Of Life, The Cross, And Eternity, by Rabbi Greg Hershberg [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I have read a lot … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jerusalem In Prophecy

Jerusalem In Prophecy:  God’s State For The Final Drama, by Randall Price In all fairness, when I pondered about whether to read this book or not I thought I was going to be able to tear into this book rather … Continue reading

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