During these days sacred to both Christians and Jews, a reflection on making space for recreating staid narratives and the new ones we all write together.
Dealing with the dark side of the Passion story and Passover is integral to dealing with magnifications of real life and its nether sides. Martin Marty on Bach's bright side during Holy Week.
by Susan Leem, associate producer
Photo by Kwan C./Flickr, cc by-nc-nd 2.0
New Testament writings about Jews may sound inflammatory in modern ears. A New Testament scholar with ties to both Judaism and Christianity helps us put these writings in context and look for meaning in the Passion that Hollywood and popular culture can't convey.
In the coinciding seasons of Passover and Easter, two world religions celebrate their core stories in ritual and worship. Each of these sacred holidays is based on a key biblical story of suffering and deliverance.
The Christian Holy Week commemorates the death of Jesus leading to the Easter celebration of resurrection. In eight days of Passover, Jews remember and reenact the exodus story.
What can ancient narratives of violence and miracle have to say to contemporary audiences? Host Krista Tippett explores faithful ways of living with these stories and giving them modern sense with featured readings from the Bible, words of a 14th century mystic, and poetry from Wendell Berry.
Seder plate (photo: Dana Skolnick/Flickr)
Got a few extra sheets of matzah handy and looking for a Passover-friendly recipe? Deena Prichep has posted photos and recipes of various matzo pies, including a Turkish mina de carne that elevates this bread of affliction to a culinary delight!
A delightful 20 minutes from Tablet with two power journalists discussing their "mixed" marriage and the importance of Passover.
A touching reflection by Mary Moos on spiritual displacement in a Roman Catholic family, finding a home in Judaism, and a better understanding of Christ during Passover.