Sarah Ruden

Sarah Ruden is a translator, poet, and journalist. Her most recent books are The Face of Water: A Translator on Beauty and Meaning in the Bible and a new translation of Augustine’s Confessions.

Feast of Eden

A look at humanity’s most famous star-crossed couple

by Sarah Ruden | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Riddles for the Afterlife

Decoding the hieroglyphs that accompanied the dead pharaohs

by Sarah Ruden | Monday, December 07, 2015

Upward Bound

Abraham’s merciful stay of hand

by Sarah Ruden | Thursday, September 05, 2013

Golden Rules

Wealth and culture in early Christian times

by Sarah Ruden | Tuesday, September 04, 2012

End Times

The Bible’s failed prophecy

by Sarah Ruden | Thursday, March 01, 2012