Tag Archives: Deuteronomy

Ruth’s Luck or God’s Blessing?

The book of Esther begins with the story of Elimelech of Bethlehem, his wife Naomi and their two sons Mahlon and Chilion.  During times of famine in Judah, the family travels to Moab and settle where Elimelech dies, leaving his … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy and Revisionist History

During the early part of this coming week, we’ll complete our reading of the Torah with Deuteronomy.  At first, it might seem odd that the book of Deuteronomy repeats many of the laws already mentioned in other places during the … Continue reading

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