By Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Sum of the Matter
- The Account of Balaam’s Donkey: A Late Polemical Burlesque
- Balaam the Seer Is Recast as a Villain
- Navigating the Torah's Rough Narrative Terrain into the Land
- Moses Strikes the Rock in Exodus and Numbers: One Story or Two?
- The Flowering Staff: Proof of Aaron's or the Levites' Election?
- Aaron’s Flowering Staff: A Priestly Asherah?
- Fire Pans in the Bible and Archaeology
- Rahab the Faithful Harlot
- What Kinds of Fish Were Eaten in Ancient Jerusalem?
- Samson the Demigod?