Category Archives: Ezra

The Old Testament: Ezra II – Ancient Fear Mongering Swaying Public Policy

I remember walking home from dinner in March of 2003.  Along the way, I passed a bar, on whose TV President Bush was addressing the nation.  I rushed home.  Although I’d missed the beginning, I got the gist: we were … Continue reading

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The Old Testament: Ezra I – Religious Tolerance

When I was in elementary school, a new family moved to my street.  They were from India.  Because kids don’t always react to differences well, the daughter—who was in my kindergarten class—was not welcomed by my peers easily.  Because I … Continue reading

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