The Aroma of Righteousness

What do death, sex, and faith have in common? What brings together myrrh, marriage to God, and burning to death before a crowd of cheering Romans? To answer these fundamental questions, Deborah Green, author of The Aroma of Righteousness, brought us Jewish daily life in the Roman Empire and the role of scent — and their relation to rabbinic literature and theology.

Thursday, March 13, 2014