In this week’s episode, Terry and I discussed our takeaways from our joint interview with Dr. Leonard Sweet at his resort in Orcas Island. We conducted our interview the last week of May 2018 during our face to face intensive to finish our cohort DMin program with the last of our classes with Len. He graciously took the time to answer a few questions on record for us to share in this podcast.Read More »Ep. 2 & 3 on SemioBytes: Interview with Dr. Leonard Sweet
“And He said, ‘Let there be light;’ and there was light. G-d saw that the light was good, and G-d separated the light from the darkness. G-d called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, a first day.”Read More »Image Exegesis of Light
Terry Rankin and I are co-hosts for an exciting (well at least to us) podblog experiment.
The pod is the podcast, SemioBytes, which features the both of us, head-to-head, toe-to-toe, looking at things from his Christian and my (Orthodox) Jewish point of view. It\’ll be interesting to say the least.
The blog component is our individual blog posts, like this one, to follow up with more depth. Only so much can be found in a ten minute episode, and with the layers of depth that semiotics is, we couldn\’t just leave everyone hanging…Read More »My Introduction to SemioBytes
The Torah is full of metaphor, and in some cases, a metaphor of itself (sounds meta, right?). Being able to see these metaphors and apply them is to go beyond the first level of Torah interpretation. There are four levels of interpreting Scripture: PaRDeS.Read More »The Challenge Of Thinking Semiotically