Perhaps it’s the JPS Tanakh translation, but it struck me that the Samson narratives manifest the broad comedy of a Babylonian myth or the legends compiled by Levi-Strauss. He goes about . . . . Continue Reading »


The following thoughts are largely inspired by Rowan Williams previously-mentioned book. 1. Art is about making, not primarily about making a point. It is not fundamentally self-expression, or . . . . Continue Reading »