Sacred Text, The Torah

Talk of the Nation continues it's series on sacred texts with a discussion of the Torah. Often called the Five Books of Moses the Torah includes the story of the Creation, the history of the patriarchs, a description of Jewish slavery, and all of the Jewish laws. Join Ray Suarez and his guests as they explore the Torah and how it has provided comfort and inspiration to billions of people. Guests: Rabbi Simon Jacobson Author Toward a Meaningful Life: The Wisdom of the Rebbe (William Morrow, 1995) Scribe to the late leader of Lubavitcher Jews, Menachem Schneerson Tikva Frymer-Kensky Professor of Hebrew Bible, University of Chicago Divinity School Author In the Wake of the Goddesses (Ballantine) Listeners call in



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