Tag: isaiah

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

10/11 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Jonah and the Whale

10/10 | The Book of Jonah is read in the synagogue on the afternoon of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, the sacred Day of Atonement. Why, of all   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible.

The Evolution of Biblical Hebrew

09/04 | Did the language of the Bible—Biblical Hebrew—evolve over time? Professor Avi Hurvitz argues there are three distinct forms of Biblical Hebrew, each one corresponding to certain parts of the Bible   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible.

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