Joseph, Part III: The Theologian of Genesis – Rabbi David Kasher

January 4th, 2020 — Shabbat Vayigash

As we have surveyed the life of Joseph these last few weeks, we have met Joseph the Assimilationist and Joseph the Crier. This week we meet Joseph the Theologian. For Joseph offers us a new reading of all the sorrow and drama of the Book of Genesis – one that rests on a very particular understanding of God. But is Joseph’s theology one we can abide?