Episode 256 Poussin, Rembrandt, and Ruth

Two paintings provide a metaphor for insights and misunderstandings pertaining to a famous biblical story.

In this episode, Rabbi Soloveichik discusses two works of art.

Click here to see “Summer (Ruth and Boaz)” Nicolas Poussin

Click here to see “The Old Rabbi (Boaz)” by Rembrandt

Click here to see “Saskia van Uylenburgh as Ruth” by Rembrandt

Text: Ruth 1-4

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