Slow Burn: Quarantine Edition

Slow Burn: Quarantine Edition
Exodus: Vayakhel
After a political rupture, rituals of repetition can attempt to restore normalcy—or throw it into question.
Raphael Magarik March 12, 2021
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Exodus: Ki Tissa
For Jews, divine forgiveness is a hard bargain.
Isaac Brosilow September 25, 2020
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Exodus: Tetzaveh
What are sacred objects for?
Pratima Gopalakrishnan August 4, 2020
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Exodus: Terumah
Does the Tabernacle represent God’s effort to institutionalize the energy of a riot?
Carina del Valle Schorske July 16, 2020
columbus statue
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Exodus: Mishpatim
Terrible violence will unfold while the Israelites are kept busy with lines and lines of civic code.
Sarah Chihaya June 12, 2020
mount sinai
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Exodus: Yitro
What does it mean that we do not consent to our ethical obligations?
Jacob Plitman June 4, 2020
harriet tubman series
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Exodus: Beshalach
For the enslaved, the formerly enslaved, and the otherwise surveilled, wandering is not simply unproductive movement; it is self-possessed, erratic, wayward action.
Omari Weekes May 20, 2020
ten plagues
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Exodus: Bo
How do you read a plague?
Briallen Hopper May 13, 2020
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Exodus: Vaera
For Freud, “chosenness” was a psychopathological fantasy in need of explanation.
Len Gutkin April 30, 2020
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Exodus: Shemot
What if, through this crack in the text, older gods return?
Dan Sinykin April 22, 2020
noah's ark
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Exodus: An Introduction
The Bible is long and the length of our self-isolation uncertain, so we decided to read the Book of Exodus.
Ari M. Brostoff, Sarah Chihaya, and Dan Sinykin April 15, 2020