Words for the Day

God spoke. That came second. It is not the beginning. It is already the audible fulfillment of the silent beginning. It is already the first miracle. The beginning is: God created.

Franz Rosenzweig, *The Star of Redemption*, translated by William W. Hallo from the 2nd edition of 1930, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014/1985, 112.

Image: “A Yeshiva Boy” (detail), Isidor Kaufmann, public domain via Wikimedia Commons

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