Feb 21, 2013
Professor of New Testament Jack Levison's latest Huffington Post article presents a new, yet old, way to engage with Lent and Scripture. “How does a Jewish kid learn the Hebrew alphabet? She eats it. Traditionally, a teacher places a piece of candy on each of the Hebrew letters. When she masters a letter, she eats the candy. Why? Because Torah is sweet, ‘sweeter also than honey, and drippings of the honeycomb’(Psalm 19:10).”
Read the article.