A Dream of Fields: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

was it all just a dream? the torah impresses upon readers the complexities of morality. in the torah portion vayetze, jacob is trapped in a web of immorality. while god has destined jacob to be part of the abrahamic covenant, he ascent is tainted with moral dilemma and ambiguity. while god tasked jacob’s mother toContinue reading “A Dream of Fields: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Why Everyone Should Love Chris: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And he went ahead of them and prostrated himself to the ground seven times, until he came close to his brother. And Esau ran toward him and embraced him, and he fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept. genesis 33:3-4 the bible addressed ugly confrontations, such as mr. will smith’s slapping presenterContinue reading “Why Everyone Should Love Chris: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Domestication of Humanity? A Ten Commandments’ Story

“believe the science.” science has been weaponized to support popular positions. science has been used to demonize the bible. does the bible, however, show examples of scientific method? a late russian scientist, dmitry belyaev, conducted an experiment of which addresses this particular question. his research suggests that even god understands and applies science. dr. belyaev’sContinue reading “The Domestication of Humanity? A Ten Commandments’ Story”

The Ultimate Parenting Challenge

in the book of genesis, the ultimate parenting challenge was tasked upon rebecca. her parenting challenge was of the highest level of complexity. it was both multigenerational, foundational to nations. and was a “mission from god.” rebecca’s husband isaac had issues. he was the subject of a conflict with his older half-brother, ishmael as toContinue reading “The Ultimate Parenting Challenge”

An Old Testament WWE Wrestlemania? Jacob vs. God: Was It Really a Smackdown or a Life Saving Divine Intervention? A Lesson in the Key to Mending Damaged Relationships. A Must Read.

one of the patriarchs of the bible, jacob, was on his way to return home after his long residence with his father-in-law. he was in fear of a confrontation with his brother esau due to the fact that he had stolen esau’s birthright. while jacob was in fear, he also had become prosperous. he hadContinue reading “An Old Testament WWE Wrestlemania? Jacob vs. God: Was It Really a Smackdown or a Life Saving Divine Intervention? A Lesson in the Key to Mending Damaged Relationships. A Must Read.”