Understanding the Torah: An Interview with Rabbi Joshua Berman

Show notes:

  • What led Rabbi Berman toward a career in academia while at the same time functioning in his role as a rabbi? (6:15)
  • How Rabbi Berman has navigated some of the waters of historical criticism about the Torah that many others have found too difficult to navigate (12:51)
  • What is a synopsis for the purpose of the Torah? (21:29)
  • The chosenness of Israel and Isaiah 2 (34:30)