Hidden in the Temple: A Sabbath Salvation
The striking story of the defeat of an usurper is bound up with a striking…
Ahab, Elijah, and the Vineyard
A story about a vineyard may have had an enormous influence on the West.
Sinai’s Sound of Silence
A famous song is linked to a mysterious scriptural story.
Elijah vs. Baal
Studying an image in the Louvre provides insight into Elijah's battle against paganism.
Altars and Alteration
The rise and fall of the house of Jeroboam is a lesson about the centrality…
Israel’s Tax Revolt
The rebellion against Solomon's son teaches us about the nature of leadership.
Jerusalem and the World
Solomon is the first to speak of how Jerusalem can inspire all humanity.
The Temple and Us
The story of Solomon's Temple reflects the story of Judaism and the Jews throughout the…
The Thanksgivings of Solomon and Roger Sherman
The Hebrew Bible features in a fascinating debate from the first session of the House…
Lincoln’s Rubber Room and Solomon’s Throne Room
An often-missed detail in a famous story teaches us about the biblical approach to royalty.