The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious

The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s book, The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious. This is another heavy-weight examination of biblical themes–challenging and incredibly insightful. Our past studies of Zornberg’s work have yielded astonishing results, greatly increasing our understanding of the Bible. This one promises to be no less amazing. For centuries scholars and rabbis have wrestled…

Bewilderments: Reflections of the Book of Numbers

Bewilderments: Reflections of the Book of Numbers

Study of Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s book, Bewilderments: Reflections of the Book of Numbers – One of my favorite contemporary Jewish authors is Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg. Her work combines an impressive understanding of rabbinic midrashim, a keen analysis of the Torah, and contemporary psychoanalysis. Her books are unparalleled in her field. I have read them all. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg…