Famine in the Bible is more than a curse: It is a signal of change and a chance for a new beginning

Joel Baden, Professor of Hebrew Bible, Yale Divinity SchoolApril 21, 2021·6 min read As the coronavirus spread rapidly around the world last year, the United Nations warned that the economic disruption of the pandemic could result in famines of “biblical proportions.” The choice of words conveys more than just scale. Biblical stories of devastating famines are familiar […]

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