Joseph and Judah in the Bible and Beyond

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Tamar and Judah (Unknown artist, circa 1650)

The story of Joseph sets up two archetypes: the righteous dreamer (Joseph) and the flawed but penitent sinner (his brother Judah). Both have a place in the tradition, but one is preferred…

I wrote this article for Mosaic Magazine, the full piece may be read here.

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