Asking the Bible for More

Reviews of various books on the Tanakh

Unpublished work by Jack Miles. A long essay review on five works: Alicia Susan Ostriker's The Nakedness of the Fathers, Out of the Garden edited by Christina Buchmann and Celina Spiegel, King Solomon's Garden and The Poet's Book of Psalms, both edited by Laurance Wieder, and Modern Poems on the Bible edited by David Curzon. Written in 1995.

"When archaeologists uncover the ruins of a building whose purpose is not evident, they are likely to identify it as a temple."