News Release:

Jul. 4,  2013

The Liberty Bell and the Hebrew Bible

wright.jpgThe words “Proclaim liberty throughout the land unto all the inhabitants thereof,” ring the crown of the Liberty Bell. The quotation comes from the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Book of Leviticus.

What does that sentiment mean for a nation celebrating its 237th birthday? It’s a complicated question—one that Jacob Wright, associate professor of Hebrew Bible, explores in a column he cowrote for

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