Love of Woman and Love of God: The Case of Jacob
The biblical patriarch’s roamcne with Rachel tells us much about the power of eros–but even more about divine purpose.
About the Author
Leon R. Kass, the Hertog fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, served from 2001 through 2005 as chairman of the President’s Council on Bioethics. In somewhat different form, this essay will appear in a volume on religion and the American future to be published later this year by the American Enterprise Institute.