Authors Posts by Natan Oliff
Beyond the Walls of the Synagogue: Prayer as a Virtue
With lyrical prose, Natan Oliff teaches us how to view prayer as a virtue and let it enter every aspect of our lives, making us into prayerful people.
“Let Truth Spring Up from the Ground”: Truth’s Changing Role Throughout History
Natan Oliff explores the evolving role of truth throughout Tanakh and later Jewish history.
“Do Not Summarize Me on Wikipedia.” The Thought of Hanan Ben Ari
Natan Oliff analyzes the deep philosophical messages in the music of Israeli singer Hanan Ben Ari.
Holistic Repentance: Life as a Story
Natan Oliff explores the theological implications of teshuva in a world that is God’s prescripted story.
Finding Meaning in Determinism: How Jewish Thinkers Reconcile the Contradiction between Determinism and Human...
Natan Oliff looks at the various ways Jewish thinkers have found meaning in determinism.