Sunday, October 21, 2012
In Biblical times, this statement would have marked Rut’s conversion to the Hebrew religion and her acceptance by the God of Israel. Do you think a statement—or an internal wish—of this sort should be the only rite of conversion needed by a person who wishes to join the Jewish people? Why or why not?
Sunday, February 13, 2011
Consider the quotation from Dickens here. Do minorities have a responsibility in and of themselves to guard their behavior so as not to provoke stereotypes? Or is it the majority's responsibility alone to recognize the disconnect between individual and group?